Australian Health Statistics in 2012 make awful reading

Australian health statistics in 2012 make awful reading

The 2012 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report on nutrition and dietary habits has just confirmed again that Australians are making all the wrong choices for their health, and ending up sicker, younger because of it. 

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report found:

  • More than 60% of Australian adults are overweight or obese
  • 25% of Australian children aged 2-16 are overweight or obese
  • Almost 30% of the average household food budget is spent on junk-food
  • The average Australian family spends more each week on alcohol than on fruit and vegetables

So, just like the USA, the UK, NZ and all the rest of the Western World then eh?

Full article here: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/bad-habits-feeding-our-soaring-obesity-rate/story-fndo317g-1226428512035

As reported by The Daily Telegraph and The Herald Sun on July 18, 2012. 

Posted: Thursday 19 July 2012

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