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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

Information on obesity treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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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 symptoms

Information on symptoms and consequences of obesity plus links to trusted resources.

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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

Information on obesity diets and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, plus links to trusted resources.

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Obesity diagnosis (including BMI)

Information on how to diagnose obesity. What is BMI and how does it work, plus links to trusted resources.

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Childhood obesity and overweight children

Trusted information on childhood obesity and steps to take to help overweight children, where to get support, and links to more information.

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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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Obesity and exercise

If you're overweight, losing weight will bring you a range of important health benefits. Discover tips that will help you lose weight.

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