Talking about childhood obesity
These six short videos aim to help health professionals have conversations about childhood obesity. The videos cover a number of topics, including:
- Starting the obesity conversation with families and whānau
- Food in Pacific cultures
- The role sleep plays in obesity
- Building relationships with Māori and whānau
- What is healthy eating?
- Getting children moving more
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Starting the obesity conversation with families and whānauProfessor Hayden McRobbie, Raising Healthy Kids Clinical Practice Champion Childhood Obesity(04m 33s)
Food in Pacific culturesMafi Funaki-Tahifote, Manager – Pacific Health, Heart Foundation, NZ Registered Dietitian(07m 42s)
The role sleep plays in obesityAssociate Professor Barbara Galland, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Otago(05m 30s)
Building relationships with Māori and whānauDr Kiriana Bird, Medical Director, Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, Hawkes Bay(04m 04s)
Getting children moving moreJo Colin, Young People Lead, Sport New Zealand
What is healthy eating?Angela Berrill, National Nutrition Advisor, Heart Foundation, NZ Registered Dietitian