Several of our investigators have been or are currently involved in updating nutritional guidelines both nationally and internationally. These researches include Professor Jim Mann, Dr Lisa Te Morenga, Professor Sally Poppit, Professor Elaine Rush and Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan.
One example is Professor Jim Mann’s work in New Zealand as Chair of the National Heart Foundation’s Scientific Committee. He is also on the Ministry of Health Nutrition Advisory Group and the committees, which developed guidelines for cardiovascular risk assessment, obesity management and the management of type 2 diabetes. He currently serves on the Ministry of Health National Diabetes Services Improvement Group.