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Nestlé Rainbow Nation Health Monitor study results announced

Nov 29th 2012, 07:57

Nestlé Rainbow Nation Health Monitor study results announced

Nestlé South Africa recently announced the results of its Rainbow Nation Health Monitor study at an industry breakfast held in Johannesburg.

This extensive study was conducted in mid-2011 to determine South Africans’ attitudes toward nutrition, health and wellness, dietary patterns, weight profile and levels of risk of cardiovascular disease.

“The results consolidate key nutritional data and provide a peek into popular opinion regarding the state of health of the South African population,” says Naazneen Khan, nutrition, health and wellness manager at Nestlé South Africa.

The study was conducted by TNS South Africa amongst a sample of 3 001 adults, aged 16 years and older, and across all parts of South Africa. A small questionnaire was also administered to a sub-sample of 286 younger people aged 12 to 15 years. The questionnaire was developed using insights from studies conducted by Nestlé overseas as well as considerable local input.

The Rainbow Nation Health Monitor study is just one of several initiatives undertaken by Nestlé to raise health and wellness awareness amongst South Africans and to pave the way for its commitment to nourishing Southern Africa.

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