In this special series, RNZ investigative reporter Guyon Espiner explains the quiet struggle to stop us eating ourselves sick.
Setting maximum levels for sugar and salt in food and limiting the size of fast food portions are being pushed by top health officials trying to halt the obesity crisis. Read more Video
Ministers were told taking GST off fruit and vegetables wouldn't make them cheaper. A tax on sugary drinks, though, could make us healthier. Read more
It’s almost three-quarters of all packaged food on our supermarket shelves - and experts think it’s driving the global explosion of obesity. Read more Video
Advertising of junk food is a “major contributor” to the diseases sending New Zealanders to an early grave, the Ministry of Health says. Read more
How the food industry throws its weight - and its money - around in sport, politics, nutrition and education. Read more Video