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Introduction

Overweight and obesity is now a serious health issue and Australia is ranked as one of the fattest nations in the developed world. The prevalence of obesity in Australia has more than doubled over the past 20 years. 


Library resources

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There are eleven titles in Obesity: Modern-day epidemic series, and this would be a good place to start.

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Databases

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