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obesity

obesity Archives

Labor’s pledge to improve Australian diets is a first – now we need action

Opinion: We can't afford considerations - our health depends on it.

Half of employers say they are less inclined to recruit obese candidates

Negative stereotypes about obese people at work persist.

What’s the most value-for-money way to tackle obesity? Increase taxes on alcohol

Australians drank 186 million litres of pure alcohol in 2016-17.

Aussies becoming more health conscious

IBISWorld expects Australian obesity levels for those aged 18 and over to rise.

Taxing sugary drinks would boost productivity, not just health

Adding tax to beverages will help counter the obesity problem.

Why Australian dietary recommendations on fat need to change

A recent paper suggests we may have it wrong when it comes to the balance of fats we eat.

Supermarkets’ unhealthy influence

How consumers get sucked in by junk food specials.

AUSVEG backs sugar tax

Tax revenue can be used to fund obesity health campaigns, group says.