Australians battle the bulge

Recent study warns majority of Australians will be fat in two decades.

    Australia is known for its active outdoor lifestyle, but that image has been damaged by recent research which shows obesity is on the rise.

    The Obesity Policy Coalition says 75 per cent of all Australians will be fat within 20 years.

    The health group has come up with some unusual proposals to battle the bulge.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Sydney.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.