Dr Emma McMahon

Institute: Menzies School of Health Research
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Current Project

Supporting decision making to improve food supply and access in remote Indigenous communities

Heart disease is the main cause of death in the Indigenous Australian population, with those living in very remote areas at the highest risk.

The diet of the people living in remote Indigenous communities is very high in salt/ sugar but very low in fruit/vegetables; these factors increase risk of heart disease. 

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