New Aussie research has uncovered a dangerous link between feeding babies solids and formula too early and childhood...
06th March 2019 10:03 AM
A GROUP of teachers have listed some of the worst packed lunches students have come to school with, including a Happy Meal...
18th Sept. 2018 5:09 AM
'FROM a parent's perspective it is difficult because you do see a lot of judgment and often you are doing as much as you...
23rd July 2018 4:07 PM
BUSINESSES across the Coast are teaming up to encourage families to get fit this month.
08th Feb. 2018 5:02 AM
Athletes from the Western Suburbs Swimming Club had one of Gladstone's leading dieticians visit their club.
19th Jan. 2018 6:01 AM
Youth obesity is an ongoing issue in the Mackay region, parents and doctors share different views on the cause.
03rd Nov. 2017 6:11 AM
Health organisation calls on government to invest in screening for this insidious disease.
03rd Nov. 2017 5:11 AM
FREE school holiday kids' fitness program beginning this Sunday.
14th Sept. 2017 7:09 AM
MORE than 620 Coast school kids have been given first-hand help in fighting childhood obesity.
09th Aug. 2017 6:08 AM
GERMAN supermarket giant Aldi has responded to the Cancer Council's calls to remove junk food at check-outs.
11th Oct. 2016 11:10 AM
BACK to school time often means going back to the school tuckshop, where healthy eating is all but a myth.
27th Jan. 2016 5:01 AM
THE number of obese children under five has boomed in the past 25 years, rising from 31 million in 1990 to 41 million last...
26th Jan. 2016 5:01 PM
THE Federal Government says one in four Australian children are overweight or obese. But a program encouraging a family...
19th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM
PREVENTING childhood obesity could soon be a click away, thanks to five graduates of the Silicon Coast Extracurricular Code...
04th Aug. 2015 5:08 AM
HERVEY Bay families will have access to a ground- breaking children’s obesity program from July.
19th June 2015 6:06 AM
A GROUND-BREAKING childhood obesity program is returning to Toowoomba next month.
17th June 2015 5:06 AM
A NAMBOUR mother and advocate of healthy eating has come out in support of school lunch box inspections.
04th June 2015 6:06 AM
IPSWICH families are urged to sign up to a free government-funded healthy lifestyle program.
13th April 2015 5:04 AM
EDITORIAL:CHILDHOOD obesity is a relatively new problem – but if we don’t curb the trend soon, it will...
17th March 2015 7:03 AM
OPINION: As childhood obesity rates climb, the harsh reality is that if your child is overweight, especially if they...
21st Oct. 2014 1:10 PM
A PROGRAM designed to assist parents and carers with children who are overweight to make positive eating and active changes...
17th May 2014 5:05 AM
WHAT makes a part-timeengineer decide to start running children’s exercise classes?
06th April 2014 6:04 AM