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NSW Health establishes the Centre for Public Health Nutrition Volume 11 Issue 7

Jane Moxon, Edwina Macoun, Philip Vita

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(7) 127 - 127 Published: 2000

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Jane Moxon

Edwina Macoun

Philip Vita


Improved nutrition is second only to tobacco use as the most important preventable health measure. Nutrition is a key element of chronic disease prevention as diet-related disease costs Australia at least $2.5 billion per year in health-care costs and lost earnings.