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19 June 2008

Oz Overtakes America in the 'Orrible Obesity Olympics ...



OK, joke over.

So now for some serious stuff.

Australia beats US to title of most obese nation, report finds

Australians have out-eaten Americans to become the fattest people on earth, according to a study published today.


The report from the Baker Heart Institute found that 26 per cent of adult Australians had a body mass index of 25 or more, meaning they were overweight or obese. It warned that the ...

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The findings make Australia the world's most overweight nation, ahead of the US, which has a 25 per cent obesity rate.

For crying out loud. We wonder if that means Australia's now got fatter flamin' fellows than this?



And/or fatter flippin' females than this?



Read this rest on this 'orrible, Oz obesity story.

(Cross posted at 'appletree')

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2 Comments:

Anonymous R J Adams said...

There's some say we're the pinnacle of evolution, you know?

1:49 am  
Blogger Eve said...

But isn't showing your belly the fashion now?

(Or it might not be anymore, my daughter tells me I am so "yesterday".)

1:02 am  

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