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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 241

Wednesday, May 30, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, physical activity, conferences, food, survey

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NZ Total Diet Survey

The NZ Total Diet Study gives more insight into what we're eating and the results show the NZ food supply is safe and wholesome.

The report released last week says the levels of agricultural chemicals and contaminants in our diets remain low and we are eating foods that are providing us with the right levels of nutrients needed to maintain a good diet.

See the summary infographic for the latest NZ Total Diet Study.

Going Hungry, Food Insecurity

Dr Graham says food insecurity is a lot more hidden than people realise. Dr Graham graduated in April from Massey’s School of Psychology.

Randwick Park

They began asking locals what would improve their place … a few years later Randwick Park won 2017 community of the year. 

Maree Beaven talked to Inspiring Communities with this story and what they’ve achieved so far. This is a wonderful example of community-led success.

The Reality of Label Reading

This letter to the editor and response provides useful tips on understanding food labels, especially with regards to understanding the salt content of foods.

2WALKandCYCLE 2018

The biennial 2WALKandCYCLE conference will be held in Palmerston North from 30th July to 1st August 2018.

Lucy Saunders - Public Health Specialist at Transport for London.2WALKandCYCLE conference features Lucy Saunders - Public Health Specialist at Transport for London. Lucy currently leads on the integration of transport and public health in London supporting Transport for London, boroughs and advocacy organisations. In 2014 Transport for London became the first transport authority in the world to publish a Health Action Plan which Lucy wrote and lead its 3-year implementation.

Lucy will talk about the health impacts of transport and public realm, how these are translated into the Healthy Streets Approach which is applicable in any town city or village and how this approach is currently being implemented in London from strategy, through delivery tools to monitoring and evaluation.

Register before Friday 15th June to receive early bird fees.

Register online for 2WALKandCYCLE 2018.

Find out more about the 2WALKandCYCLE 2018 Conference.

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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Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch