Weight Management in 2–5 Year Olds is a practical Ministry of Health resource to equip health providers with the most up-to-date advice to monitor, assess and manage children who are overweight and obese.
One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'.
A short video showing just how easily you can consume almost 30 teaspoons of sugar in a day, without even realising it.
LiveLighter provides this information for parents to help you determine if your child is overweight.
26 May 2016 – The report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity formed the basis for a side event, hosted by Ghana, Malaysia and Mexico, along with New Zealand and Zambia during the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly.
The New Zealand Medical Association has released a policy briefing—Tackling Obesity—that recommends a suite of measures to be considered as part of an approach to tackling New Zealand’s obesity epidemic.
Obesity is defined as an excessively high amount of body fat (adipose tissue) in relation to lean body mass. The Ministry of Health provide information on obesity and discuss evidence that obese children and adults are at greater risk of short-term and long-term health consequences.