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Upsizing Australia's waistline: the dangers of "meal deals"

David Cameron-Smith, Shane A Bilsborough and Timothy C Crowe
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (11): 686.
Published online: 9 December 2002

To the Editor: Over the past 20 years, the prevalence of obesity in the Australian population has more than doubled — from 8.1% in 1981 to 20.5% in 2000.1,2 The rapid and widespread nature of the obesity epidemic suggests that environmental change is a major contributing factor.

  • David Cameron-Smith
  • Shane A Bilsborough
  • Timothy C Crowe


Correspondence: davidcs@deakin.edu.au

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