Story: Men’s health

Fatty foods

Piripi Rikiti made a deliberate effort to change his diet because he realised that it was causing health problems. In this video clip he explains that his eating habits grew out of his Māori cultural background. Poor diets are a major cause of ill health among men.

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Robert Beaglehole, 'Men’s health - Risk factors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2022)

Story by Robert Beaglehole, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 28 Apr 2020, updated 1 Jul 2017