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Australia: Diet trumps exercise in weight debate

Melbourne researchers, led by Professor Boyd Swinburn, analysed international studies of more than 900 children aged four to 18. They found overeating was the major driver in childhood obesity, not lack of exercise.

Read more: Press release, Deakin University, 11 April 2006

Read the abstract of this research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,  April 2006

Published on April 11, 2006 in Australian news