• Branding, ingredients and nutrition information: consumer liking of a healthier snack 

      Yan, Mary; Brown, D.; Parsons, A.; Whalley, Gillian; Hamid, N.; Kantono, K.; Donaldson, B.; Rush, E. (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-08-19)
      Taste appeal, sustainable ingredients and valid health claims are challenges for successful marketing of healthier food products. This study was designed to compare the effects of branding, ingredients and nutrition ...
    • Concept to sale of a healthier snack bar 

      Rush, E.; Yan, Mary; Parsons, A.; Kelleher, J.; Brown, D. (OMMEGA Publishers, 2016-02-02)
      Snacking between meals provides important contribution to dietary intake of key nutrients. There is a need for snack bars that are nutrient dense, have a low glycemic load and increase feelings of fullness and satiety. ...
    • Evolution not revolution : nutrition and obesity 

      Rush, E.; Yan, Mary (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2017-05-20)
      The increasing prevalence of obesity over the course of life is a global health challenge because of its strong and positive association with significant health problems such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, ...
    • The Nothing Else brand: a case study 

      Brown, D.; Donaldson, B.; Parsons, A.; Macrae, D.; Kelleher, J.; Yan, Mary; Rush, E. (Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), 2015-03-11)
      The NOTHING ELSE food label, created at the Auckland University of Technology, lists the eight or less easily recognized ingredients on the front -of -pack within a circular band. This report describes the ...
    • Nothing Else: a healthier snack bar. Food reformulation 

      Yan, Mary (2015-12-16)
      AIM OF THE STUDY ; PROOF OF CONCEPT / PRINCIPLE Development of a relatively healthy snack bar +using eight or fewer natural ingredients +presented in a clear front pack label +with verifiable health claims +and ...
    • Potential markets for snacks : a role for New Zealand snack products 

      Yan, Mary; Rush, E.; Shaikh, Shamim (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2019-03-13)
      BACKGROUND: Worldwide there is an increase in the consumption of snack foods and this is a key business driver for the food industry. Snacking impacts on the overall quality of dietary patterns, nutrition and health. In ...