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Low household income is strongly associated with the likelihood of food insecurity, according to the Child Poverty Monitor 2020. Over half (56%) of children living in families receiving financial assistance don't always have enough healthy food to eat.The proposed expansion of Ka Ora, Ka Ako (the...

The WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission identified an important threat to children's health and futures by stating that children across the globe are exposed to exploitative advertising and marketing by the private sector. Fast food and sugar-sweetened beverages, alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, breastmilk substitutes, and gambling, were positioned as...

This research paper recommends: If children’s diets include commercially available complementary foods  then non-commercial meals must be offered as well. This will help meet nutritional guidelines related to the introduction of common food allergens, diversity of flavours, and complex textures for infants and toddlers. Read paper ...