Australian fatties hit new heights

  1. Compare the findings reported in this article with those reported in "Aussies on health kick". What do you conclude from the two articles?
  2. If the "average Australian" is getting heavier, what is happening to the average weight of the Australian population? What does this do to the categories of people who are overweight?
  3. What are some of the causes of the weight increase of Australians mentioned in the article? Can you think of others?
  4. Speculate on how the increase of a gram a day in the first paragraph could have been calculated.

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