Australia is one of the countries that has a higher obesity rate - hence all those ads and information exposed to the public. The government plays a big role on some of these weight loss or 'getting active' program. Tell you, even kids programs on television tackle this issue. And as a Mum, I appreciate it. It is one way of educating children of staying healthy and making them aware that there are consequences for binge eating or indulging too much in junk food.
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