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This research study examined whether symbols on university food outlet menus identifying healthier options would increase their sales; and consumer’s awareness of these symbols, purchasing factors and barriers to eating healthy foods.It concluded identifying healthier options with a symbol at the point of purchase increased...

This report provides an updated overview of alcohol use by Pacific peoples and looks at drinking patterns and attitudes in various Pacific sub-populations. Pooled data from two national surveys were analysed: the Ministry of Health’s New Zealand Health Survey, and the Health Promotion Agency's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol...

There is widespread confusion around the different types and sources of dietary sugar. At the same time, there are serious health concerns linked to eating too much sugar, including tooth decay and excess weight gain1,2. Excess body weight is linked to an increased risk of...

Some might argue that butter is a healthier and more ‘natural’ choice than margarine and other table spreads. However, butter is higher in saturated fats than other spreads. Evidence suggests that reducing intake of saturated fats, and replacing it with healthier unsaturated fats, reduces risk...