Study shows the alarming cost of early childhood obesity

  • 1 Feb 2017
  • NSW
  • QLD
  • VIC
  • SA
  • WA
One in five Australian children are overweight or obese by the time they start school.
One in five Australian children are overweight or obese by the time they start school.

With schools going back across the country this week an alarming statistic from Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health: 1 in 5 Australian children are overweight or obese by the time they start school. 

The Age released article: "One in five Australian children are obese before they start school - that number just speaks for itself, that we're not doing enough." 

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