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Do doctors need to exercise caution when recommending products with the Heart Foundation Tick?

James Tatoulis, Lyn M Roberts and Anne-Marie Mackintosh
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (6): 285-286.
Published online: 21 March 2011

James Tatoulis, Lyn Roberts and Anne-Marie Mackintosh argue that the Tick highlights healthier choices

NO The vision of the National Heart Foundation of Australia is for Australians to have the best cardiovascular health in the world. The Heart Foundation Tick program is a cost-effective,1 population-based approach to improving the health of Australians by challenging food manufacturers and food outlets to improve the nutrition of their products.2

  • James Tatoulis1
  • Lyn M Roberts1
  • Anne-Marie Mackintosh2

  • 1 National Heart Foundation of Australia, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 National Heart Foundation of Australia, Sydney, NSW.


Competing interests:

All authors are employed by the National Heart Foundation of Australia which runs the Tick program.

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