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Healthy Auckland Together Discussion Papers

Healthy Auckland Together is currently focused on four initial key priorities; Healthy food environments, Children and young persons' settings, Supporting Healthy Families NZ, and Increasing physical activity through environmental change.

These papers were developed to inform the discussion around those priorities.

HAT Food Environments discussion paper
HAT Children and Young Persons' Settings discussion paper
HAT Physical Activity discussion paper

News stories

The Lancet have published a series on obesity, Obesity 2015. It reports patchy progress on obesity prevention due to entrenched barriers http://www.thelancet.com/series/obesity-2015

The wider economic and social costs of obesity – http://superu.govt.nz/costsofobesity

How the world could better fight obesity - http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/economic_studies/how_the_world_could_better_fight_obesity

Some types of sugar leave you hungrier than others, US study shows- http://www.smh.com.au/comment/higher-income-offset-by-obesity-mental-illness-and-less-job-satisfaction-economic-index-shows-20150314-14369t.html

Tokoroa Hospital caters for local school lunches with healthy options - http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/top-chef-spearheads-tokoroa-healthy-eating-project/5/220017

Ten years on, health and fitness programme for NZ Kids is a quiet revolution - http://weightmanagement.hiirc.org.nz/page/55513/

Regional results from the 2011-2014 New Zealand Health Survey - http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/regional-results-2011-2014-new-zealand-health-survey

FIZZ – Fighting sugar in soft drinks - http://fizz.org.nz/content/sugar-research

Why kids should be educated about food - whiteboard Friday - https://garethsworld.com/blog/health/food-revolution-day-whiteboard-friday/

Working Well - why creating a culture of wellness is great for your bottom line - http://idealog.co.nz/workplace/2015/05/working-well

Using a 3D virtual supermarket to measure food purchase behavior: A validation study - http://netguide.co.nz/story/virtual-reality-supermarket-designed-kiwi-researchers/

Societal costs of obesity - $US92,000 over an individual's lifetime - http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/brookings-now/posts/2015/05/societal-costs-of-obesity

The Guardian - Obesity owes more to bad diet than lack of exercise - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/22/obesity-owes-more-to-bad-diet-than-lack-of-exercise-say-doctors

Survey: Kiwis going sour on sugar - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11386542

Links

Ministry of Health guidelines -  http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/healthy-living/food-and-physical-activity

Agencies for Nutrition Action – Organisations committed to the cause of improving nutrition and physical activity in Aotearoa - http://www.ana.org.nz/

Good urban design promotes health and wellbeing as well –http://www.aucklanddesignmanual.co.nz/design-thinking/health_activity_wellbeing

Fight the Obesity Epidemic (FOE) is a a charitable trust working to stop and reverse the rise of obesity and type 2 diabetes in New Zealand - http://www.foe.org.nz/

Australia’s Obesity Policy Coalition aims to influence policy and regulation -  http://www.opc.org.au

ANA or Agencies for Nutrition Action is a credible source for research, resources and news on improving nutrition and increasing physical activity in Aotearoa -http://www.ana.org.nz.

Resources

Our Health Promotion Agency has resources for use in work, school or other settings - http://www.hpa.org.nz/nutrition-physical-activity-resources

University of Auckland’s School of Population Health’s plan to improve our food environment https://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/en/soph/global-health/projects/informas/latest-news.html

UK local body planners’ resource for collaborating for a healthy weight environment -http://www.tcpa.org.uk/data/files/Health_and_planning/Health_2014/PHWE_Report_Final.pdf

UK’s  campaign to increase physical activity - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/everybody-active-every-day-a-framework-to-embed-physical-activity-into-daily-life

The ANA fortnightly update links to essential resources and research from New Zealand and the world - http://www.ana.org.nz/news-and-events/e-newsletters-archive


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