Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones has opened up about her life-long battle with being “fat” and having a poor body...

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05th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM

Excess weight is a huge problem in Australia. It's a killer and its getting worse. Accusing anyone who brings that up of...

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18th July 2019 1:07 PM

THE world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the...

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22nd April 2019 2:04 PM

Australia’s voluntary Health Star Rating system – where the nutritional value of packaged food is rated on a star system –...

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06th March 2019 5:03 AM

IAN COLE: Insults that rolled off the tongue have gone by the wayside.

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06th Dec. 2018 3:12 AM

NEW clinical guidelines for pregnant Australians have been slammed by maternity advocates, who fear some women will be...

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05th Nov. 2018 12:11 PM

YOU might think you’re doing yourself a favour by avoiding the golden arches, but the truth is your cafe meals probably...

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18th Sept. 2018 11:09 AM

FEELING guilty about scoffing those hot chips? Relax, you have no choice. Scientists have discovered how we’re hardwired to...

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16th June 2018 5:06 PM

THERE are many myths about the best ways to burn fat. Even at Easter, these quick and dirty tips are all you need to...

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03rd April 2018 4:04 AM

SLIM, fit and looking good but this Boonah mum was not healthy

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13th March 2018 5:03 AM

CARBS and sugar might not be the only things making you put on weight. It turns out there could be another factor at...

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23rd Dec. 2017 5:12 PM

Bringing more understanding to the issues surrounding obesity

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10th Sept. 2017 6:09 AM

BYRON Bay residents you are all getting too fat and unhealthy.

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27th Aug. 2017 5:08 AM

I’m going to go out on a limb here and declare my love for bread. No doubt the low-carbers and carbophobes will want my...

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25th July 2017 7:07 PM

WORLD traveler says Ipswich is the most obese city he's ever seen

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A BUNDABERG woman who was "fat shamed” in Aldi has been overwhelmed with support from strangers.

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30th June 2017 1:06 PM

Anita claims she never referred to Ms Bennett’s weight, didn’t elbow her and even tried to compromise with her.

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22nd March 2017 12:03 PM

A WOMAN who was accused of ‘fat-shaming’ a fellow patron at a Brisbane Adele concert has denied the claim and slammed the...

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22nd March 2017 12:03 PM

A SHOCKING number of people living on the Darling Downs are overweight or obese, giving the region the title as the fattest...

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02nd Feb. 2017 10:02 AM

ALMOST half of Northern Rivers residents are overweight or obese - so it's time to do something about it.

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03rd Sept. 2016 5:09 AM

BUDERIM residents and fitness experts Sharny and Julius Kieser have deliberately packed on the pounds so they can lose them...

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16th Aug. 2016 3:08 PM

MARS food, the company behind Dolmio’s sauce, is to introduce a new label advising its consumers that some of its products...

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16th April 2016 8:04 AM

HIGH portions, cheap upgrades, bursting with fat and sugar, eating almost anything these days is a hazard.

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06th April 2016 2:04 PM

THE number of pet dogs in Queensland has quadrupled over the last 40 years with modern day pets well and truly considered a...

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06th April 2016 1:04 PM

THE GOODNA dad was forced to make a drastic change to his lifestyle, when a combination of bad diet and no exercise...

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04th Jan. 2016 5:01 AM

ONE DAY Ronda Smith was telling her daughter how active she had been as a teenager when her daughter said to her: “that’s...

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29th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

FAST food can make you depressed, less able to control your emotions - and cutting them out could improve your mood, new...

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24th June 2015 9:06 AM

HAVING an understanding of the ways fat, sugar and salt are described on ingredients lists helps you make healthier food...

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01st June 2015 11:06 AM

QUEENSLAND doctors believe health professionals can tackle the state’s obesity epidemic over the telephone.

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20th May 2015 5:05 AM

IPSWICH has been identified as one of the fattest and laziest regions in Australia, according to a new health report.

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06th May 2015 5:05 AM

Fitzroy region ranked fourth highest in the state and eighth highest nationally for obesity and physical inactivity

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05th May 2015 5:05 AM

AN INTENSIVE six-month fat-fighting program that will turn tiny tubbies into lean, mean, growing machines starts in...

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05th May 2015 5:05 AM

GIRLS as young as seven are worried about their weight and body image after being taunted by school-yard bullies and...

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17th April 2015 5:04 AM

LETTER TO EDITOR: How much have media advertising, TV shows and clothing brands contributed to this eating...

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04th March 2015 7:03 AM

SUNSHINE Coasters are the best of a fat bunch.

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16th Jan. 2015 6:01 AM

SCIENTISTS are looking into whether our brains could instruct our bodies to burn more fat.

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16th Jan. 2015 4:01 AM

ALTHOUGH about 65% of the Fraser Coast’s population is overweight or obese, we are not a fast food capital.

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09th Dec. 2014 11:12 AM

CHRONICLE readers have reacted strongly to a note advising a woman to cover up because they didn't "appreciate fat people...

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24th Nov. 2014 7:11 AM

OPINION: Apparently research indicates 11,276 men and 12,039 women on the Fraser Coast are obese. How did...

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07th Nov. 2014 7:11 AM

GYMPIE is facing a fat attack, with more than 25,000 residents battling the bulge.

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05th Nov. 2014 7:11 AM

THE Sunshine Coast is fast becoming the fat coast – more than 142,000 residents are fighting the flab.

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04th Nov. 2014 10:11 AM

THREE-QUARTERS of people in Mackay and Townsville regions are overweight or obese.

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01st Aug. 2014 6:08 AM

KOONGAL’S Joel Adams plonks himself in his doorway to reflect on a Rockhampton real estate agent’s decision to deny his...

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11th June 2014 11:06 AM

FREEZING your fat away in your lunch break?

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18th May 2014 6:05 AM

NEWSTALK ZB journalist Rachel Smalley has issued a tearful apology after calling New Zealand women "heifers" and "lardos"...

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03rd April 2014 6:04 AM

A DIET high in protein and low in carbohydrates could lead to a shorter lifespan, a ground-breaking study has found.

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05th March 2014 10:03 AM

OPINION: In the battle against obesity, have we got it all wrong?

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27th Feb. 2014 6:02 AM

WHEN it comes to sugar-laden beverages, Mackay-based nutritionist Penny Dawes says it’s best to avoid them altogether.

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10th Jan. 2014 9:01 AM

OPINION: It was the year 1967 in downtown Chicago. A revolution in how we eat and the obesity crisis was...

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23rd Oct. 2013 7:10 AM