Parenting practices, styles and modelling of behaviour influence their children’s dietary intake, movement and health behaviours. This report looks at how nutrition, movement, psychological health, surrounding environmental factors and socioeconomic factors influence childhood overweight and obesity within the home environment.
Monitoring food and nutrition is of significant public health importance. This report provides information about novel data sources that could be used for monitoring food and nutrition to guide future use and strengthen the evidence available for policy makers.
This practice guide and its companion practice paper describe the prevalence, experience and impact of food insecurity in Australia, identifying the populations most at risk and exploring various responses.
This practice paper, and its companion practice guide, describe the prevalence, experience and impact of food insecurity in Australia, identifying the populations most at risk and exploring various responses.
Effects of food policy actions on Indigenous peoples’ nutrition-related outcomes: a systematic review
There has been no systematic synthesis of the evidence of effectiveness of food and nutrition policies for Indigenous peoples around the world. This review fills that gap.
Developing a consensus statement on healthy eating and active living: VicHealth guide to best practice
There’s an urgent need for the government and health organisations to collaborate and turn the tide on childhood obesity. In response, VicHealth convened a roundtable of nine key organisations in 2017 to develop a consensus statement on healthy eating and active living.
This report exploring public attitudes towards healthy eating finds that the food market in the UK is not working for consumers, with too many in the UK facing significant barriers to eating healthy diets.
We need to Close the Gap on health. But even official dietary advice disadvantages Indigenous people
Recently announced Closing the Gap targets aim to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous people, however, culturally safe dietary advice needs to be included in these targets.
Are FODMAPs a type of food that causes digestive problems for up to one in three people?
This publication is a plain language summary that provides a comprehensive overview of key information on food, diet and nutritional health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.