Use this section to find nutrition information related to cancer. You will find links below to Cancer Council NSW position statements on different nutritional factors and cancer risk.
Front-of-pack Food Labelling Report
Cancer Council NSW, in collaboration with other public health and consumer organisations, has conducted a survey of 790 consumers to determine the front-of-pack food labelling system that would be most appropriate for adoption into the Australian grocery market.
NSW Healthy Food Basket – Cost Availability and Quality Survey 2007
Cancer Council NSW has conducted a study on the costs, availability and quality of healthy foods across 150 locations in NSW. The study showed that remote areas of NSW were hardest hit not only in fruit and vegetables affordability, quality and variety but prices also varied within regions.
The National Cancer Prevention Policy offers specific recommendations for programs and strategies to reduce the number of cancers diagnosed in Australia each year. The policy deals with reducing preventable risk factors, as well as population screening. The document is directed at government and non-government organisations and does not provide information for cancer prevention in individuals.
Cancer Council NSW has collaborated with The Physical Activity and Nutrition Obesity Research Group (PANORG) at Sydney University and Heart Foundation NSW to prepare this discussion paper on food security – Food Security: The what, who, why and where to of food security in NSW.
|For more information on the nutrition and physical activity program, contact:
Nutrition Unit, Cancer Council NSW