The annual cost of treating obesity-related diseases is estimated to cost Australia $21 billion by 2025, according to new expert estimates.
Excessive hours of sitting to watch TV has been linked to an increased risk of dying from inflammatory diseases like Alzheimer's and diabetes, according to an Australian study.
A high salt intake is associated with a two-fold risk of heart failure, new international research has found.
Yoga has been shown to lessen the symptoms of depression, psychologists meeting in the US have been told.
Chronic pain is costing many Australians more than their wellbeing. It's also increasingly eating away at their bank balances.
Australians' unhealthy penchant for pizza and cake could be helping to fuel the obesity epidemic as portion sizes grow to gigantic proportions.