Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Short Communication Volume 7 Issue 7

Nutrition and Disease in Auckland, New Zealand = Current Studies

Lynnette R Ferguson*

Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

*Corresponding Author: Lynnette R Ferguson, Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Received: May 24, 2023; Published: June 13, 2023


This short communication focuses on studies based at The University of Auckland, although often involving collaborations from other areas. Current studies on nutrition and disease in New Zealand include work by three newly appointed fellows of the Royal Society based at the University of Auckland = Associate Professpr Mark Bolland [1], Professor Paul Kilmartin [2] and Professor Andrew Allan [3]. The first of these authors has made significant contributions to the field of osteoporosis, particularly studies on the roles of calcium and vitamin D supplements [1].


  1. IR Reid and MJ Bolland. “Calcium and/or Vitamin D supplementation - who needs it?” Nutrients 12 (2020): 1011.
  2. Lingdai Liu., et al. “Antimicrobial and antioxidant AIE chitosan-based films incorporating a Pickering emulsion of lemon myrtle (Backhoudsia citriodora) essential oil”. Food Hydrocolloids 133 (2022): 107971.
  3. A Spok., et al. “Towards social acceptability of genome edited plants in industrialised countries? Emerging evidence from Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan”. Frontiers in Genome Editing 4 (2022):899331.4.
  4. GF Keogh., et al. “Randomised controlled crossover study of a highly B-glucan-enriched barley on cardiovascular disease risk factors in mildly hypercholesterolemic men”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 4 (2022): 711-718.
  5. J Ko., et al. “Metabolic traits affecting the relationship between liver fat and intrapancreatic fat: a mediation analysis”. Diabetologia 66 (2023): 190-200.
  6. C Lian., et al. “Gut microbiota predicts body fat change following a low-energy diet – the PREVIEW intervention study”. Genome Medicine 14 (2022): 54.
  7. R Boak., et al. “A qualitative exploration of the future of nutrition and dietetics in Australia and New Zealand: Implications for the workforce”. Nutrition and Dietetics 79 (2022): 427-437.
  8. SS Ferreira. “Prevalence and maternal determinants of early and late introduction of complementary foods: results from the Growing Up in New Zealand cohort study”. British Journal of Nutrients 129 (2023): 491-502.
  9. L Ferguson and M Barnett. “Nutrigenomics and nutri-genetics research in New Zealand and its’ relevance and application to gastrointestinal health”. Nutrients 14 (2022): 1743.
  10. E Rosewarne., et al. “A global review of national strategies to reduce sodium concentrations in packaged foods”. Advances in Nutrition 13 (2022a): 1820-1833.
  11. E Rosewarne., et al. “Understanding enablers and barriers to the implementation of nutrition standards in publically funded institutions in Victoria”. Nutrients 14 (2022): 2628.
  12. D’Sousa., et al. “The healthiness of New Zealand school food environments: a national survey”. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 3 (2022): 325-331.
  13. Chote B., et al. “Systems Mapping of the New Zealand Free and Healthy School Lunch Programme: Perspectives from Lunch Providers”. Nutrients20 (2022): 4336.


Citation: Lynnette R Ferguson. “Nutrition and Disease in Auckland, New Zealand = Current Studies".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.7 (2023): 60-61.


Copyright: © 2023 Lynnette R Ferguson. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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