Starlight study on nutrition labelling

This study is not currently open to accept applicants.
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We invite you to take part in a 5 week study on nutrition labelling


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Do you have a smartphone?

 Do you want to know more about the food you buy?

 Many people find it hard to understand nutrition information on packaged food labels. The aim of this study is to compare different nutrition labels and see which of them make healthy food choices easier.


What will the study involve?


                             NO APPOINTMENTS - just download a smartphone app
                             USE YOUR APP to look at nutrition labels while you shop
                             USE YOUR APP to record food and drinks you buy
                             COLLECT grocery till receipts
                             RECEIVE $10 at week 1 + $80 at completion (5 weeks + final questionnaire)

If you have any questions, please contact us: 

Dr Katya Volkova; (09) 923 4742

Email: [email protected]






This study is open to and in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , aged 18 to 110


To take part you need to:


  • be 18 years or older
  • have a smartphone with at least occasional internet connection (e.g. free Wi-Fi zones)
  • do at least half of your household shopping
  • shop at a supermarket at least once a week
  • live in New Zealand