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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 252

Thursday, November 01, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, physical activity, children, Food, conferences

Call for presentations for the ANA conference

Why speak at the ANA conference in May 2019?

  • save $200 off the full registration
  • your work is great, and people want to hear what you have to say about nutrition and physical activity 
  • presenting is a great way to forge new partnerships with likeminded people working on similar issues.
  • get your hot topic on the conference agenda by submitting an abstract. 

Closing date is Friday 2nd November 2018.

Email Chelsea at ANA if you miss the the closing date to make arrangements (chelsea[at]ana.org.nz).

Read more about how to submit an abstract.

How to Write an Article for ANA

Would you like to write an article for the ANA website?

Shift Case Study

Shift designs and delivers programmes and services to improve the wellbeing of young women aged 12 to 20 years. They have been operating in the Wellington region since 2016.

Marketing Food to Kids Online

Belinda Castle's article in Consumer highlights how food companies are increasing using hi-tech ways to advertise and ensure repeated exposure of food, drinks and brands to our Kiwi kids.

Should Food Be a Reward for Kids?

Do we want kids to see food as fuel for the body rather than a treat to be sought after? And as junk foods are more often than not the rewards on offer, are we encouraging a taste for the wrong types of foods?

Five Australian experts were asked whether food should be used as a reward for kids.


Image credit: Emily Schwartzman.


Thanks for reading our update.

Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

Editors note: Views expressed in this e-update do not necessarily represent the views of Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa, its member organisations or its funders.

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