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Beating belly fat for better health

It should come as no surprise that being overweight or obese has serious health implications, but more than six out of 10 Australian adults are just that. Here we look at the impact of abdominal obesity and what you can do to beat the bulge.

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Preventing and managing Diabetes

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia but many cases of diabetes can be prevented by making healthier lifestyle choices. Read about diabetes and your level of risk, and find out what you can do to prevent it.

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Inactivity Impacts Women's Health

From the age of 30, physical inactivity exerts a greater impact on a women's lifetime risk of developing heart disease than other well-known risk factors, including being overweight.

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Turn Off TV To Tackle Childhood Obesity

With levels of childhood obesity continuing to rise, what are some key factors to focus on to help turn the tide?

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Blood Pressure High Among Young

High blood pressure is typically something we associate with our middle-aged and older years, but research has revealed it is a growing concern for children and adolescents, too.

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Aqua Aperitifs Endorsed For Weight Loss

Have you heard about the new wonder drug for weight loss? It's cheap, freely available and safe for pretty much everyone – almost sounds too good to be true, doesn't it?

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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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A Weight On Your Heart

If you're overweight, losing some excess body fat can be a powerful way to control some important risk factors for heart disease.

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Heartfelt Risks

Several factors can combine to increase the risk of heart disease. While you can’t change all of them, the great news is there is a lot you can do to reduce their impact.

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Healthier At Every Size

For many people, dealing with carrying excess weight can take a physical and emotional toll. The good news is that living a healthier lifestyle is about much more than just losing the kilos.

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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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Beating Binge Eating

Do you eat only when you’re physically hungry, or do your emotions drive your appetite to the point of binge eating?

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Overweight Teens Can Build A Healthier Future

Overweight teens who slim down by middle age may significantly lower their risk of heart disease.

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Jeans Don't Fit? Don't Blame Your Genes

There's no doubt genetics plays a role in the development of obesity, but its influence may not be as significant as once thought.

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Weight Loss Is A Family Affair

A new study shows that your key family members can have a big impact on how well you control your weight.

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