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NEEDNT food list receives nationwide attention

John Kerr posted in on February 24th, 2012.

The publication of a list of non-essential, energy-dense, nutritionally deficient (NEEDNT) foods, has received blanket media coverage across New Zealand, highlighting how important food and diet are to a public increasingly aware of the rising rates of obesity. The list, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, was developed to aid medical practitioners working with […]

NEEDNT food list targets obese patient’s diet

John Kerr posted in on February 24th, 2012.

When it comes to healthy food, consumers are often at the mercy of misleading dietary claims from manufacturers. Now researchers have cut through the confusion with a no-nonsense list of foods that the overweight can avoid without compromising nutrition. Researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch have developed list of foods that they describe as […]

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