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Food as Your Medicine

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Australia, more than 17 million Australians are overweight or obese. If weight gain continues at current levels, by 2020, 80% of all Australian adults and a third of all children will be overweight or obese. Obesity has overtaken smoking as the leading cause of premature death and illness in Australia. Obesity has become the single biggest threat to public health in Australia. On the basis of present trends we can predict that by the time they reach the age of 20 our kids will have a shorter life expectancy than earlier generations simply because of obesity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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