My Word 11 July 2008: Obesity

Francine Bell has her word on obesity and health in Australia:

“Congratulations Australia! We are now officially the fattest country in the world. So says a new report from the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne.

Twenty-six percent of Australian adults are obese – that just edges out the former heavyweight champions of the world, the United States of America, weighing in at twenty-five percent…”