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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 213

Wednesday, May 24, 2017   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, Training

In the news this week... a new public health certificate, Junk Free June, a revamped Big Change Starts Small new campaign and a new study.

One Week Until Conference: Don't miss out!

2017 ANA Conference logo.It's not too late to register for the 7th Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa Conference in Wellington (30th and 31st May 2017.

Register now to attend the Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa Conference.

Study Public Health and Health Promotion

Find out more about Manukau Institute of Technology’s qualification in public health and health promotion: Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion (Level 5).

Junk Free June

Junk Free June.Junk Free June is an annual fundraising event that challenges people to give up junk foods during the month of June (you decide on what ‘junk” you want to give up for the month of June).

You can sign up as an individual or as part of group of friends, workmates etc.

Register online now for Junk Free June.

Big Change Starts Small

The Big Change Starts Small campaign is back, with a new advertisement. 

Get more information on the Eat Move Live website.

Cooking Classes Leave Veggies Off the Menu

A grouping of red coloured fruits including blood oranges, apples, and berries.A study found the nutrition component of intermediate cooking classes is lacking.

Almost 120 intermediate schools took part in this research carried out by Massey University, in conjunction with vegetables.co.nz and the Heart Foundation.

  • Only 10 percent of teachers listed the fruit and vegetable content of a recipe as a factor that influenced their recipe choice.
  • Only 13 percent of teachers identified planning and preparing a complete, healthy meal as a key learning objective.

Read more about this research on cooking classes taught in NZ intermediate schools.

 


Thanks for reading our update.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

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

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