Food for thought

The story hasn't changed: more vegetables, less junk food

With Australians becoming heavier and more sedentary by the year, is making junk food more expensive the answer?

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been releasing results of the recent National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey, and it shows there's no mystery about our increasing national girth — we're more sedentary than ever and we're consuming more food.

Unfortunately, we're not filling our plates with vegetables — they're down 39% since the last survey in 1995 (and consumption was below recommendations then).

Indeed, much of the

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