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

Any fool can see we urgently need a plan to target Queensland’s obesity crisis, but taxing people to save them from...

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12th Dec. 2018 1:12 PM

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

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06th Dec. 2018 3:12 AM

Children are bombarded from birth by messages that fat is bad and skinny is good – it’s little wonder they are going to...

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30th Oct. 2018 7:10 AM

Sweetened beverages are a major source of sugar in the Australian diet.

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19th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM

Couldn't help but notice the hypocrisy when a very large (verging on obese) man told off a lady for smoking on the...

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19th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

DIABETES is the fastest-growing chronic condition but many cases are preventable, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton. Our...

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09th Nov. 2017 2:11 PM

IF our weight was on the fire danger rating scale, the needle would now be officially pointed at “catastrophic”.

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21st Sept. 2017 7:09 AM

I think that the government should place a higher tax on unhealthy food and drinks to discourage people from buying...

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13th Sept. 2017 7:09 AM

In the Gympie region, 27% of adults are obese and another 39% are overweight. We are among the 20 "heaviest” regions...

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12th July 2017 5:07 AM