Tagged: healthy culture

Will the Health Star Rating labels improve people’s diets? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Jul 17, 2014

Dr Ninya Maubach (ninya.maubach@otago.ac.nz) Consumers have a right to have informative yet easy-to-use nutrition labelling, and effective labelling is one tool to help control the epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Everyone agrees that on its own, the current Nutrition Information Panel … Continue reading → … Read More

Thoughts on NZ Adopting an Aussie Community Health Programme … and Forthcoming Nutrition Policy Events - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Feb 04, 2014

Professor Tony Blakely and Associate Professor Nick Wilson Late last year Health Minister Tony Ryall visited Victoria, Australia, to examine their “Healthy Together Victoria” programme. This week, the Prime Minister announced that NZ will adopt this programme, and it will … Continue reading → … Read More

A call for smart food policies to create an ‘appetite for health’ - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Oct 02, 2013

Stefanie Vandevijvere, PhD and Boyd Swinburn, MD University of Auckland, School of Population Health In keeping with the issues covered in this week’s new book ”Appetite for Destruction“, we are calling for some smart food policies to create an ‘appetite for health’. … Continue reading → … Read More