This publication provides practical advice for health practitioners to support and encourage women to gain a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy.
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Publications relating to food and nutrition in New Zealand.
Published 18 June 2014
Published 23 April 2014This report to the Ministry of Health, prepared by Pam Oliver and Associates, details the methodology, key findings and recommendations of the independent evaluation of the Ministry’s Food and Nutrition Guidelines Series (up to 2008).
Published 12 December 2013This report presents the 2012/13 results from the New Zealand Health Survey, for both adults and children. The report includes information on health behaviours and risk factors, health conditions and access to health services.
Published 31 January 2013Food 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.
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 report presents key findings from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, which was carried out from October 2008 to October 2009.
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.