Evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working in clinical and population health settings.
Packaged foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat and sugar. FoodSwitch is a revolutionary new smartphone app that helps you make healthier food choices. And it's free!
A short video showing just how easily you can consume almost 30 teaspoons of sugar in a day, without even realising it.
You've been told your child is overweight. What now? Health Info provides guidelines to help you to support and manage your child's weight.
LiveLighter provides this information for parents to help you determine if your child is overweight.
The philosophy of Garden to Table (GTT) is to encourage children to learn to grow, harvest and cook their own fresh, seasonal vegetables, thus encouraging higher vegetable consumption. This project aims to evaluate the programme in four low decile Wellington schools to ascertain whether it improves the nutritional quality of children’s diets, nutrition knowledge and willingness to try new foods.
Health Promotion Agency provides tools and resources about nutrition and activity to support people who work with families and communities.
This series of four population-specific food and nutrition guidelines background papers provide the Ministry of Health’s evidence base for nutrition advice via the current food and nutrition guidelines.