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Obesity News 181

Obesity News is FOE’s regular round-up of news relating to obesity prevention from around the world. Some of the stories in this issue are:

A big concern

The latest NZ Health Survey shows our adult obesity rate continues to increase and 10,000 more New Zealand children are classified as overweight or obesity compared to last year.

The not so sweet stuff

BikeNZ is supporting Coca-Cola’s public relations strategy of focussing on healthy activity to deflect attention from the contribution their beverages make to poor health.

12 fake foods of Christmas

Gareth Morgan has a series of articles highlighting some of the fake foods that can cause some damage if we get into the habit of eating them.

Health Stars on food labels?

At the food ministers meeting in Melbourne, New Zealand said we are “actively considering joining the Health Star Rating System”.

Read the 19 December 2013 issue

Published on December 19, 2013 in Obesity News