Mrs Sally Dorothy Mackay

BCApSc, MSc (Nutrition), PGDip Public Health

Research | Current

Does a healthy diet cost more? How to measure the price and affordability differential between healthy and less healthy diets.

Areas of expertise

Public Health Nutrition

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Registrar of Nutrition Society

Member Nutrition Society Council

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Vandevijvere, S., Young, N., Mackay, S., Swinburn, B., & Gahegan, M. (2018). Modelling the cost differential between healthy and current diets: the New Zealand case study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 15 (1)10.1186/s12966-018-0648-6
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Gahegan, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Boyd Swinburn
  • Mackay, S. D. (2018). Measuring the cost and affordability of healthier and less healthy foods, meals and diets The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
  • Mackay, S., Vandevijvere, S., Xie, P., Lee, A., & Swinburn, B. (2017). Paying for convenience: comparing the cost of takeaway meals with their healthier home-cooked counterparts in New Zealand. Public health nutrition, 20 (13), 2269-2276. 10.1017/s1368980017000805
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Boyd Swinburn, Stefanie Vandevijvere

Contact details

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