Australian fatties hit new heights
- Compare the findings reported in this article with those
reported in "Aussies on health kick". What do you conclude
from the two articles?
- 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?
- What are some of the causes of the weight increase of Australians
mentioned in the article? Can you think of others?
- Speculate on how the increase of a gram a day in the first
paragraph could have been calculated.
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