The fat of the nation

Netherwood, Cathy
October 2006
Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2006, p57
The article presents an update on obesity in Australia. With a quarter of Australian school children overweight or obese, and the figures still rising, there is a need to understand obesity better if Australians are going to be able to control it effectively. Controlling obesity starts at home, so it is worrying that studies show around half of parents of overweight and obese children simply do not recognize it.


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