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Victorian government aims to curb obesity through graphic campaign

DIET

A graphic campaign aimed at curbing obesity has been launched by Victoria's Minister for Health David Davis last week.

People who take public transport to work up to three kilos lighter

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Walking, cycling or taking public transport to work is a sure-fire way to shed kilos, UK researchers have found.

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Healthy eating

Tailoring diets to the sexes could lead to better resultsUS scientists who say tailoring diets to each sex could be useful for fighting obesity, treating diseases and generally improving health.

Expert Advice

Childhood obesity linked with earlier pubertyThe age children reach puberty has declined over the past 100 years, which UK researchers believe could be linked to rising childhood obesity rates.

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