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Category Archives: Junk food

  • We need to talk about Formula

    • May 9, 2017
    • Neer Korn

    The majority of mums would like to breast feed their newborns. After all everyone, including doctors and nurses, tells them that breast is best. But what happens to those mums who simply can’t breastfeed, for whom due to any number of medical reasons simply cannot or find it too painful to breast feed? Nobody seems to want to talk to them about formula.

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  • Modern Motherhood: Attitudes of Australian mums of younger kids

    • December 19, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    Our latest study, Mums of Young Ones: Understanding Modern Motherhood looks at the attitudes, behaviour, stresses and joys of Australian mothers with young children. While much has changed when it comes to priorities and lifestyle, many things have not.

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    19

  • We Think We Are Eating Healthier. But Are We?

    • March 24, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    Australian consumers firmly believe they have changed their eating behaviour for the better. They say they are paying greater attention to what they eat, reading product labels, seeking out foods with healthier ingredients and cutting down on those that are less nutritious. Their attitudes, however, do not match their actual consumption. Inherently people will overstate positive behaviours and understate negative ones. In other words, they want to believe they are getting healthier.

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    24

  • Mums resent the junk food advertising debate

    • May 10, 2011
    • Neer Korn

    Ask mums about the debate to ban junk food advertising during kids’ television shows and the answers may surprise you. You might imagine them to be up in arms in support of it. Rather they become angry about the debate itself. Overall mums would concur their lives would be somewhat easier without the advertising of […]

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