obesity

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Australia’s fattest postcodes

Obesity rate depends on where you live: report

Australia’s fattest postcodes

People in regional NSW are three times more likely to suffer from obesity than those ...

New drug could treat diabetes

diabetes drug

New drug could treat diabetes

An international study has uncovered a drug that could treat obesity and diabetes.

Why people gain weight as they age

Why people gain weight as they age

Why people gain weight as they age

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now we ...

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to lower body fat percentages.

Weight linked to brain ageing

Weight linked to brain ageing

Weight linked to brain ageing

Having a bigger waistline in your 60s may be linked with brain ageing years later.

Australian life expectancy shocks

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shocks

The rate of life expectancy growth in Australia is now falling behind high-income nations.

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shock

April worst on record – six times higher than the deadliest month on record.

Top ‘prize’ Aussie men don’t want

Australian men are the fattest

Top ‘prize’ Aussie men don’t want

Australian men have the highest rate of cancer in the OECD, an analysis finds.

All about middle-aged weight gain

All about middle-aged weight gain

All about middle-aged weight gain

Our friends at Jean Hailes explain what's really going on in midlife weight gain.

Obesity is the new normal

Only one in four obese people believe they have a weight problem

Obesity is the new normal

Australia’s obesity problem is so bad that people don’t even know they’re overweight.

GPs ID major future health issues

The most detrimental health issues of the future

GPs ID major future health issues

Australian GPs have identified the most harmful health issues of the future.

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Researchers have created a skin patch that can eliminate fat.

Will your weight kill you?

measuring waist

Will your weight kill you?

Being overweight could be more deadly than you think.

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Is it worse to be overweight all over or just carry extra weight around the ...

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Man touches his stomach fat and considers losing 3kg to lessen the impact of obesity

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Small changes to your weight could make a big difference to your health.

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Mature woman power walking for exercise

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Want to use walking as exercise? Here’s how to do it.

Is your belly fat a health concern?

woman measuring her waist with a measuring tape against a white background

Is your belly fat a health concern?

Your belly fat may be more dangerous to your health than you imagine.

Attendants deemed ‘too fat to fly’

Attendants deemed ‘too fat to fly’

Attendants deemed ‘too fat to fly’

Air India has grounded around 125 cabin staff for being too overweight to fly.

Is BMI a good health indicator?

Is BMI a good health indicator?

Is BMI a good health indicator?

Is BMI a flawed way to calculate whether one is in the healthy weight range?

Does BMI matter?

Does BMI matter?

Does BMI matter?

Body Mass Index may not be the answer to defining healthy weight, according to some ...

Food capsules to beat obesity

Food capsules to beat obesity

Food capsules to beat obesity

A new capsule could be the answer to Australia’s obesity epidemic.

Is your computer making you fat?

Is your computer making you fat?

Is your computer making you fat?

New research looks at why technology makes us fat, and the answer may not be ...

Snooze to lose weight

Snooze to lose weight

Snooze to lose weight

The number of hours you sleep could help you lose weight

It’s not what you know…

Chrissie Swan, children, obesity, celebrity

It’s not what you know…

Radio host Chrissie Swan has received backlash for photos of her children.

Are fat parents to blame?

Chrissie Swan, children, obesity, celebrity

Are fat parents to blame?

Are chubby children no longer an acceptable image of health?

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