Miriam Meszaros


  1. Prevention of obesity and associated comorbities through nutrition awareness Executive Summary

    New Zealand has one of the highest rates of obesity among developed countries (Best Practice [BP], 2012). Obesity and its consequences on other body systems not only place a burden on individuals and families experiencing them, but is costly to the New Zealand economy. Being overweight and obesity related health issues are estimated to cost between $722million and $849million annually (University of Auckland [UOA], 2012), with diabetes costing a further $600 million (One News,…