Posts: Children

24 05, 2016

One in three Aussie kids now obese, according to new study

By |2016-12-19T10:14:15+10:00May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Aussie children are fatter than ever before, risking their health and putting a huge strain on the system, new research suggests.

A study published on Friday on obesity in Australian children has revealed more than 30,000 may be considered severely obese, and the problem appears to have grown significantly in the past two decades. […]

3 05, 2016

How Australia is losing the health fight

By |2016-12-19T10:14:18+10:00May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Imagine telling the good folk of 1990 that in the near future, we’d be redesigning hospitals to accommodate the influx of obese patients.

Or that almost all of our sporting legends would be contractually obliged to advertise alcohol. Or most kids would be driven less than a kilometre to and from school.

Twenty-five years ago, these things […]