Do your kids see you sweat??

Last week I saw a report on the ABC about the growing prevalence of overweight and obese (O&O) kids in Australia, and it sparked a lot of angry thoughts! As one my areas of passion is seeing healthy active kids! The stats, as you can imagine, are scary: Back in 2000, approximately 20% of teenagers […]

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adults and sport making our kids fatter.

Among all the bad news on the radio as I drove to work this morning, I heard that the Heart Foundation has released data from a new study stating that now 25% of Australian kids are overweight or obese, and that they are tipped to be the first generation EVER to live less than their […]

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Free Lap-Band surgery for the Obese – where is the prevention??

An Australian government parliamentary committee is proposing giving the morbidly obese tax-payer funded lap-band surgery. Some of the facts are: Obesity cost us $50 billion in 08 (wow, don’t just skim over that number!). This surgery can have drastic and rapid effects in terms of reducing weight, disease, financial and personal costs associated with obesity, both […]

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