Projects tagged with Diet & Nutrition
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Promoting breakfast eating among children has many benefits, including improved cognitive and physical abilities, increased likelihood of meeting the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake, and decreased unhealthy snacking. The Ministry of Health’s Food and Nutrition Guidelines highlight the importance of eating three...
24 Dec 2013
Topics: Research, Policy, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Māori, Rural, Urban
This report presents data on public hospitalisations for Māori and non-Māori living in rural areas. It supplements the main report on Māori rural health, Mātātuhi Tuawhenua: Health of Rural Māori 2012. The main report has indicators for Māori and non-Māori people living in urban areas and rural areas. The...
12 Dec 2013
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Population Shifts, Quality of Life
This report presents the 2012/13 results from the New Zealand Health Survey, for both adults and children. The report includes information on health behaviours and risk factors, health conditions and access to health services. These findings update those published in 2011/12, from what is now a continuous New...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Pregnancy, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This publication describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey for the period July 2012 to June 2013. It also outlines the history of the New Zealand Health Survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2012/13, and gives an overview of...
Topics: Research, Poverty & Child Poverty, Schools, Policy, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Children
This paper discusses the evidence for a Government-supported framework and how Government might partner with others. It includes a possible framework for strengthening food in school provision.
28 Mar 2013
Topics: Research, Community Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents information on Pacific health for the metro-Auckland Pacific population. Population health data is the most frequently used tool for decision making and developing priorities in the health system. Good information is essential for driving health system planning and system design.
22 Mar 2013
Topics: Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Children, Men, Pacific People, Women, Quality of Life
This brief paper presents key findings about the health and wellbeing of Pacific adults and children in 2011/12. These results come from the New Zealand Health Survey.
The Ministry of Health recommends that children consume water and unflavoured milk and eat fresh fruit. If juice is given to children, intake should be limited to one glass per day and it should be diluted at least 50:50 with water. Juice’s high sugar content and acidic nature can contribute to dental caries and tooth erosion,...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Gambling, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a biennial monitor of the health behaviour and attitudes of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, and parents and caregivers of 5 to16-year-olds, first carried out in 2008. The HLS is managed by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and collects information relating to HPA’s programme...
7 Dec 2012
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Population Shifts, Youth, Quality of Life
This second report in the Te Ohonga Ake series explores the health status of Māori infants, children and young people using a range of routinely collected data sources. Due to its large size, this report is presented as a reference manual which is divided into three main sections:
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