Tag Archives: Obesity

No unity in reducing obesity: experts

Health experts have called for a unified approach to tackling obesity as areas of Australia lag behind in fighting the issue. Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia all had a concerning rise last year in adults who were overweight. More than 70 per cent of Tasmanians, including 76.7 per cent of men in the state, were… Read More »

Maternal stress may lead to early childhood obesity, study reveals

The emotional stress and depression a mother goes during and after pregnancy may lead her baby to gain more weight compared to their peers and even cause childhood obesity, a recent study has revealed. The study, conducted by German and American medical experts from Germany’s Charité Medical School and published in the BMC Public Health… Read More »