Dr Helen Eyles presented the Salt ALTernatives Study Results Infographic at the Pūtahi Manawa, Healthy Hearts for Aotearoa forum in October 2022
If you would like to keep up to date with future publications and presentations for the SALTs study see here.
Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu says fat-shaming doesn’t work and that politicians need to be brave to introduce real changes to tackle the obesity epidemic
If you would like to find out more, there is an episode from True Story, Sweet As featuring Dr. Helen Eyles and Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu that investigates sugar and its connection to the obesity epidemic. Click here for the podcast.
Read the article here.
Effect of voluntary Health Star Rating labels on healthier food purchasing in New ZealandThis study investigated the effects of Front-of-Pack labelling (FoPL) on the quantity of foods and different nutrients purchased. To read more click here.
Congratulations Professor Boyd Swinburn
Congratulations to Professor Boyd Swinburn, DIET Programme Co-Director on his recent prestigious awards including WPT James Award of Public Health Research and International award from the World Obesity Federation.
In addition Professor Swinburn is also the Gluckman Medal Recipient for 2022 from the University of Auckland which recognises his outstanding research contributions.
Congratulations Professor Tony Blakely
Congratulations to Professor Tony Blakely, DIET Programme Co-Director, whose paper was awarded the runner-up best paper prize in the Economic Record journal”. To read this publication please click here.