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Food and Health Programme


Our Research

Watch our videos and see the multi-disciplinary approach to research that enables the Food and Health programme to provide innnovative and cutting edge research to industry partners.

Welcome to the Food and Health programme


The Food and Health programme is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme drawing on specialist expertise in food science, process engineering, nutrition, health, social sciences, business and commercialisation from across the University of Auckland.

  • Paying for the price of convenience
    20 June 2017
    Meals prepared at home are cheaper than popular takeaway meals, and most remained cheaper even when accounting for the cost of preparation time.
  • Babies exposed to a high-sugar diet
    16 June 2017
    A leading child health and obesity expert is warning babies are being weaned into a high sugar diet from as young as four months old – and the problem is being unheeded by health officials.
  • Many childcare services fall short of nutrition recommendations
    15 June 2017
    Many Early Childhood Education centres serving food to children do not have menus that meet nutritional guidelines, according to research from the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research - He Ara ki Mua.
  • Winter Bootcamp 2017 (science_news, Events, Science Intranet News) Event as iCalendar
    10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017, 9am - 4:30pm
    Winter Bootcamp is a week long training and education to help researchers up-skill research digital skills.