Person

Olivia Teresa Boniface

Thesis

Validation of a short Food Frequency Questionnaire which ranks individuals by sugar intakes in Pacific Islanders living in South Auckland, New Zealand

Background: Chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, gout and cardiovascular disease have higher prevalence among Pacific Islanders than any other ethnicity in New Zealand. Increasing evidence has shown a link between increased fructose consumption and these diseases. However measuring dietary sugar intakes in...