How We Eat – Reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size

Published online: 
31 May 2017
How We Eat – Reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size

Summary

How We Eat is a review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size. The topics reviewed are: breastfeeding, parental feeding practices and parenting style, adult role modelling, responsive eating, mealtimes and food literacy.  A review of relevant New Zealand research was included.

The evidence was assessed using a process developed by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.

The outcome of the review is a series of evidence statements for different life stages relating to the behaviours reviewed.

How We Eat is an issue-based document within the Eating and Activity Guidelines Series.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    31 May 2017
  • ISBN:
    Online: 978-1-98-850256-4
  • HP number:
    6621
  • Citation:
    Gerritsen S and Wall C. 2017. How We Eat – Reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
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