Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Older People: A background paper assists health practitioners to provide advice that enables the majority of older people in New Zealand to lead longer, healthier and more independent lives.
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Publications relating to food and nutrition in New Zealand.
Published 31 January 2013
Published 12 December 2012The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12’ presents key findings about adults’ health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey.
Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paperPublished 06 August 2012This background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working with children and young people.
Published 28 February 2012This report presents key findings for Pacific peoples from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes).
Published 28 February 2012This report presents key findings for Māori from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes).
Published 02 September 2011This methodology report details the procedures and protocols that were followed to ensure the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey produced the high quality and robust data expected of official statistics.
Published 02 September 2011This report presents key findings from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, which was carried out from October 2008 to October 2009.
A National Survey of Children and Young People's Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviours in New Zealand: 2008/09: Key FindingsPublished 06 September 2010This report presents key findings of the national survey of physical activity, sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in five to 24 year-olds in New Zealand. The survey was commissioned by SPARC together with the Ministries of Health, Education and Youth Development.
Published 02 September 2010This publication outlines the activities delivered on behalf of the Ministry of Health during the 2010/11 financial year to implement the Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Adults; and the Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Children and Young People.
Published 02 December 2009The Ministry of Health commissioned the development of the Guidelines in 2008 for the management of overweight and obese adults, children and young people, with a focus on Māori, Pacific and South Asian populations.