- People Involved
- Outputs Table
- Outputs (publications, reports, conference presentations)
Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health, Deakin Population Health SRC
Melbourne Burwood Campus, Deakin University Melbourne, Australia
Email: Gary Sacks
Deputy Executive Director
George Institute Australia
Newtown, Sydney, Australia
Email: Bruce Neal
Professor Public Health Policy
School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland,
Herston, Queensland, Australia
Email: Professor Amanda Lee
Senior Lecturer in Public Health
University of Wollongong
Email: Dr Bridget Kelly
Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE), Institute for Health Transformation
Burwood VIC, Australia
Email: Ella Robinson
Status (as of July 2019)
Public Sector (Food EPI)
|Food Trade & Investment|
Sacks, G., Robinson. E., Vandevijvere, S., Cameron, A.J., Ni Mhurchu, C., Lee, A., … Swinburn, B. (2019). BIA‐Obesity (Business Impact Assessment—Obesity and population‐level nutrition): A tool and process to assess food company policies and commitments related to obesity prevention and population nutrition at the national level. Obesity Reviews, 1-12. doi.org/10.1111/obr.12878
Lee A; Lewis M. Testing the Price of Healthy and Current Diets in Remote Aboriginal Communities to Improve Food Security: Development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healthy Diets ASAP (Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing) Methods. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Dec 19;15(12). pii: E2912. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15122912.
Love P, Whelan J, Bell C, Grainger F, Russell C, Lewis M, Lee A. Healthy Diets in Rural Victoria-Cheaper than Unhealthy Alternatives, Yet Unaffordable. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 2469.
Lee AJ, Kane S, Lewis M, Good E, Pollard CM, Landrigan TJ and Dick M. Healthy diets ASAP – Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing methods protocol. Nutrition Journal 2018;17:88. doi: org/10.1186/s12937-018-0396-0
Mackay S, Buch T, Vandevijvere S, Goodwin R, Korohina E, Funaki-tahifote M, Lee A, Swinburn B, Cost and affordability of diets modelled on current eating patterns and on dietary guidelines for New Zealand total population, Maori and Pacific household, Int J Environ. Res. Public health 2018, 15 (6), 1255
Mackay S, Vandevijvere S, Xie P, Lee A, Swinburn B Paying for convenience – comparing the cost of takeaway meals with their healthier home-cooked counterparts in New Zealand. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Sep;20(13):2269-2276. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017000805
Lee A, Affordability of fruit and vegetables and dietary quality worldwide-Commentary, The Lancet Global Health, Invited contribution, Published Online, August 23, 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30206-6, 4: October 2016
Lewis M and Lee A, Costing ‘healthy’ food baskets in Australia – A systematic review of food price and affordability monitoring tools, protocols and methods, Public Health Nutrition 19: (16) 2872-2886, published online November 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002160
Lee AJ, Kane S, Ramsey R, Good E, Dick M Testing the price and affordability of healthy and current (unhealthy) diets and the potential impacts of policy change in Australia, BMC Public Health 2016, 16:315 doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2996-y
Neal, B., Sacks, G., Shahid, M., Taylor, F., Huffman, M. The George Institute for Global Health. (2019). FoodSwitch: State of the Food Supply April 2019. Retrieved from https://www.georgeinstitute.org/sites/default/files/food_supply_report.pdf
Policies for tackling obesity and creating healthier food environments 2019 progress update Australian governments March 2019. https://www.foodpolicyindex.org.au/
Inside our Supermarkets Australia 2018: Assessment of company policies and commitments related to obesity prevention and nutrition.https://www.insideourfoodcompanies.com.au
Inside our Food and Beverage Manufacturers Australia 2018: Assessment of company policies and commitments related to obesity prevention and nutrition.https://www.insideourfoodcompanies.com.au/
Inside our Quick Service Restaurants Australia 2018: Assessment of company policies and commitments related to obesity prevention and nutrition.https://www.insideourfoodcompanies.com.au/
Policies for tackling obesity and creating healthier food environments Scorecard and priority recommendations for Australian governments. 2017 Food policy Index. https://www.insideourfoodcompanies.com.au/
A healthy diet is cheaper than junk food but a good diet is still too expensive for some. The Conversation, May 25, 2016 https://theconversation.com/a-healthy-diet-is-cheaper-than-junk-food-but-a-good-diet-is-still-too-expensive-for-some-57873
Are healthy diets really more expensive. TAPPC Findings brief https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=11&ved=2ahUKEwihuLKBrNHhAhVSJHIKHc9UDucQFjAKegQIAhAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fpreventioncentre.org.au%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F03%2F1702_FB_LEE_4p_final_lr.pdf&usg=AOvVaw1KJYb0r03csIF8FCY6VCyI
Healthy Diets ASAP (Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing) survey, Canberra: The price, price differential and affordability of current (unhealthy) and healthy diets and potential impacts of policy change; Final report to ACT Health, 20 May 2016 (Lee A, Kane S, Lewis M)
Healthy Diets ASAP (Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing) survey, Sydney: The price, price differential and affordability of current (unhealthy) and healthy diets and potential impacts of policy change; Final report to NSW Department of Health, 20 May 2016 (Lee A, Kane S, Lewis M)
Lee A, Kane S and Lewis M, Are heathy diets really more expensive?, International congress of Obesity, World Obesity, Vancouver, Canada, 1-4 May 2016 (poster presentation).
Lee A, Measuring the price of healthy and current diets, International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods, Brisbane September 2015.
Lee A, Monitoring and benchmarking food price and affordability internationally; Third INFORMAS meeting, QUT Brisbane, September 2016.
Lee A, Food Prices Symposium, ISBNPA Conference, Edinburgh June 2015 (co-convenor).
Lee A, Measuring the cost of healthy diets, Food Prices Methods Symposium, ISBNPA Conference, Edinburgh June 2015.
Lee A, Nutrition policy and the price of healthy food, Research Collaboration meeting, Australian China Centre for Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, PR China, 10-12 May 2015.
National Healthy Diets ASAP Forum, sought and achieved agreement on final methods for nationally standardised food price and affordability surveys. Brisbane, Australia 10 March 2016.
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre funded the development of the Healthy Diets ASAP (Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing) methods. See project website: https://preventioncentre.org.au/our-work/research-projects/are-healthy-diets-really-more-expensive/
The Medical Research Future Fund Boosting Prevention Project (BP3): Diet and chronic disease prevention: supporting implementation of priority actions in the food and nutrition system. See project website: https://preventioncentre.org.au/our-work/research-projects/supporting-priority-actions-in-the-food-and-nutrition-system/ (funding the APP and current development and survey work in Australia)