From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
In the space of a year, 23-year-old Jordan Younger had become a social media star, had one of the most popular vegan blogs on the internet, and had built a successful brand – all off the back of her seemingly-healthy, vegan lifestyle catalogued on her website The Blonde Vegan. But behind the scenes, Jordan had become obsessed with eating "clean", and had developed the dangerous eating disorder, orthorexia. She faced a vicious backlash from some quarters of the internet when she recently announced she was transitioning away from veganism to recover from her illness.
10:05 Tuesday 5 August 2014
Wellington film editor Bridget Lyon shares the story of the inheritance that has plagued her family for generations – Huntington's Disease. When she discovered through DNA testing 17 years ago that she had not escaped the disease she set out on a journey to explore the impact of the disease on her family and others, what horrors she must prepare for, and whether there is any hope for a cure. The result, is the very personal documentary, The Inheritance which she made with her husband, Jeff McDonald, screens at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
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