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One third of Australian children have tooth decay by the age of six.
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Without action on obesity, the economic burden of treating obesity-related diseases is estimated to rise from $12 billion in 2014 to $21 billion in 2025.
Building frequent "breaks" into your diet could help you lose more weight and keep it off for longer than attempting to cut calories, uninterrupted, for months on end, according to new weight-loss res...
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If you think you may want to have children in the future, it could be time to start watching your weight. According to new research, being obese may adversely affect men's sperm, making it more diffic...
The obesity epidemic is expanding.
They're hoping to tip the scales in the fight against fat.
And for a lot of Aussies, they're preventable.
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If we continue to use the term, we are failing victims, and should be ashamed of ourselves.
I want my kids' sport sugar-free, thanks.
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Obesity-related illness has become a leading cause of death worldwide, and with 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK now classified as overweight or obese, the threat is growing. But researchers now...
We need to get our bounce back.
New research has found that a good night's sleep isn't just stopping you from dropping off at your desk, but is also protecting you against adding centimetres to your waistline. This is after a study...
If you don't smoke, are not obese and you consume alcohol moderately, you can expect to live an extra seven years longer than the general population, according to a new study. The study, published in...
Opting for a diet fizzy drink may seem like the healthier option, but artificial sweeteners used in the beverages may actually be making you gain weight. New research has linked certain artificial swe...
Gastric sleeve surgery success may owe more to changes in bacteria than by going under the knife.
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Switching to a vegetarian diet could have a whole host of health benefits, including weight loss, new research suggests. People who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on ca...
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There’s no KFC in the diet of an elite athlete.
Let’s not kid ourselves, it’s entirely our fault.
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The wild macaque is under veterinary care until he gets healthy.
“Creamy” just means “high in fat”.
Australians need to reset their understanding of what is a normal weight, with more than one-in-five school aged children in New South Wales now considered overweight or obese, health experts say. New...
We can't just blame sugar for our expanding waistlines.
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There is a way to make sugar safe.
The obesity epidemic gets worse and worse.
If we don't act now, our obesity problem will continue to grow.
Why does a dress size hold so much power?
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A new study calls for a national shake-up of health policies.
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In fact, exercise can even be linked to weight gain.
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When it comes to the way people stigmatize different body shapes and sizes, words can hurt more than just your feelings. New research suggests they may have real health consequences. People who report...
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Take away 2.1 years of your life if you are poor.
Before kids start school, 1 in 5 are overweight and 1 in 20 are obese.
Sadly, birthday calories do count.