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Victorian government aims to curb obesity through graphic campaign


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


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.

Editor's picks

McDonald's turns to celebrity chefs in an attempt to boost salesEating healthy has never been more popular and these days, it seems you're just as likely to see a line for green smoothies at a trendy cafe as you are at the McDonald's drive through. The Paleo diet made easy Fatty food threatens sense of smell Energy drinks increase binge drinking risk: Australian study

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