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Malnutrition

Trusted information about malnutrition from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on anorexia nervosa.

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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 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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B12 deficiencies

To maintain optimum health it's important to get enough of the right nutrients. Learn how a vitamin B12 deficiency can affect you.

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Losing weight – a personal story

Being overweight, or trying to lose weight can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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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 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 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 treatments

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

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Vitamin D test

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australians, so your doctor may ask you to take a test as part of your general check up.

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