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New Zealand sport “awash with junk food”

New Zealand sport is “awash with junk food” according to researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington. The wide availability and promotion of junk food in sport undermines the sport sector’s efforts to promote healthy eating to players, they say. And it is at odds with the healthy nature of sport. Common foods include lollies, chips, burgers and sugary drinks.

Read more about junk food in sport: Press Release, Otago University/Scoop, 6 Nov 2013‎

Published on November 7, 2013 in New Zealand news