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Obesity

Obesity is a term to describe somebody who's overweight. It can lead to symptoms that affect your life. Learn about your BMI, treatment options and prevention.

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Obesity treatments

There are a number of treatments available for obesity. Find out about the treatments for obesity.

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Obesity prevention

The best way to prevent becoming overweight, or obese, is by eating healthily and exercising regularly. Find out about prevention of obesity.

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Obesity diagnosis (including BMI)

There are a number of ways to diagnose obesity including BMI and waist circumference. Find out about diagnosis of obesity.

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What causes obesity?

In most people obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. Find out the causes of obesity.

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Obesity in children

An estimated 28% of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight. Read more to find out which children and teenagers are at risk of being obese.

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Obesity and diet

Most people will need to reduce their daily kilojoule intake in order to lose weight. Learn about obesity and diet.

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Obesity and exercise

If you want to lose weight, it's important to combine healthy eating with regular exercise and physical activity. Learn about obesity and exercising.

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Obesity symptoms

Being a little overweight may not cause many noticeable problems. However, once you are carrying extra kilograms (or pounds), you may develop symptoms that affect your daily life. Find out about the symptoms of obesity.

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Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications

Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.

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Childhood obesity and overweight children

If you've learned that your child is overweight, there are simple steps you can take to help your child move towards a healthy weight.

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