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Dr Milind Mandlik: Me, My Foods and Obesity

Dr Milind Mandlik: Me, My Foods and Obesity

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  • Tue 24 Mar, 7:30pm – 8:30pm


Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama



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Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

One of the biggest concerns for human-health in the 21st century is ever-increasing obesity. Aptly termed an epidemic of 21st-century.Despite years of research and investment in health-promoting programmes, we have failed to slow down the ever-growing epidemic.

The truth is – we are leading busy lives and living with personal struggles which are inherently connected to how we choose, buy, prepare and consume foods, often in an unhealthful way, leading to weight-gain and enduring levels of obesity. Our research suggests we need a collective endeavour; where individuals, communities, institutions of all kinds and policymakers must genuinely work together to make meaningful difference.

About Dr Milind Mandlik
Milind is a teaching fellow in Marketing at the University of Auckland Business School. Being a student of biological sciences he understands and explores human behaviour through physiological, sociological and psychological processes, eternally fascinated by the intricacies of human behaviour and its influences on ever-changing patterns of consumption choices. His research takes a trans-disciplinary approach towards exploring various issues related to consumption and its outcomes for human health and well-being.

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