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    Good Bugs, Bad Bugs

    Putting out the welcome mat for some bacteria in our bodies and telling others to pack their bags may mean weight control takes on a whole new meaning.

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    Nutrition & Older Adults

    Ageing often brings with it a reduction in muscle size and strength which can contribute to problems with mobility, balance and falls. Paying close attention to nutrition may help offset some of these changes.

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Search results for Obesity

Adolescent Health

Obesity Weighs Heavily On Young Minds

Overweight children face an increased risk of having poor self esteem during early adolescence.

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Women's Health

Obesity Link To Birth Defects

Could being obese increase the risk of birth defects?

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Women's Health

Obesity-Breast Cancer Link

Oestrogen has unlocked yet another mystery. It appears to explain the relationship between obesity and breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

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Active Families

Home Exercise Helps Obese Children

A home-based program that addresses obesity in children could replace hospital-based exercise regimes, Australian research has revealed.

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Parenting

Tackling Obesity In Children

As a nation we're getting heavier, and it's not just the adults – around a quarter of Aussie kids are overweight and an estimated 6–8 per cent are obese. So what can we do about it?

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Cancer

Overweight & Obese: Part 2

Having established the definitions of overweight and obesity, it's time to look at the causes, consequences and treatments.

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Workplace

Office Work Link To Obesity

A Canadian study suggests declining physical activity levels at work might explain the rise in overweight and obesity.

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Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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