The lion, the wardrobe and the witch hunt: an alternative take on obesity

Ruth Colagiuri
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01001.x
Published online: 7 May 2007

A roadmap based on initiatives such as producing healthier foods and modifying the built environment may help to tame the beast

Unlike the altruistic lion in the famous C S Lewis story, the obesity lion is roaring louder than ever before as it relentlessly expands its territory. The villagers (us) are frankly terrified. Where will it stop? What will it cost? Will it maim and destroy our children? How can we save ourselves?

  • Ruth Colagiuri

  • University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


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