06 Jan Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults 2020
This document provides evidence-based population health advice on healthy eating and being physically active.
The document is written for health practitioners and others who provide advice on nutrition and physical activity for New Zealand adults. The document:
- brings together the eating and physical activity statements, outlining each statement and why it is recommended
- identifies the international evidence that underpins the statements
- provides some information for putting the statements into practice.
The Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults were updated in December 2020 to include advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women. The Eating and Activity Guidelines Statements for adults remain the same and were not reviewed. Where possible data has been updated.