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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 219

Wednesday, August 09, 2017   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: nutrition, physical activity, newsletter, Training, transport

Kererū in a tree.Obesity is Like a Kererū on Berries

Te Miri Rangi from Whakapapa Fridays shares views on obesity from a Māori perspective.

Could too much sitting be bad for our brains?

New research from the Alzheimer's and Dementia journal shows that activity after eating can help us to better regulate our blood glucose levels to enhance brain function.

Active Travel Toolbox

Two people on bicycles.The Sustrans UK Active Travel Toolbox provides guides, resources, tools and case studies to help local authorities and their partners make the case for and improve walking and cycling schemes.

Pacific Cultural Engagement in Nutrition

This workshop is for health professionals who want to learn about ways to engage and facilitate a talanoa/conversation with Pacific people.

Date and Time: Wednesday 20th September 2017, from 9am to 4pm
Location: Heart Foundation (Auckland)

Contribute to LENS 2017

Mountains reflected in a lake.The public health LENS is the journal of the Public Health Association New Zealand. This year the LENS is devoted to an issue that's been making waves this year: water.

If you have an interest or your work relates to water, the PHA are looking for contributors and would like to hear from you.

Contact Libby at PHA if you'd like to participate in this project (libby[at]pha.or.nz).

Dr Joanna's Interview with Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine


Agencies for Nutrition Action.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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ANA would like to thank our platinum sponsor - 5+ A Day Charitable Trust - for their valuable support.

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