sugar-filled and salt laden food.
Obesity in New Zealand has become an important national health concern, with high numbers of people afflicted in every age and ethnic group with obesity.
The New Zealand Health Survey found New Zealand has the third highest adult obesity rate in the world and our rates are rising. Almost one in three adult New Zealanders (over 15 years) are obese and one in ten children.
With this epidemic breaking all over New Zealand it raises the question of how should we be eating? Listed below is a selection of diets that are currently helping people to live fit, healthy and active lifestyles. Some people may be confused as to which diet, but the tables will help explain the differences. Dairy Sugar Grains Meat Fruit Eggs Seeds and Nuts Alcohol