Pretty Pressure From Peers, Parents, and the Media

The 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference is being held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast next week! Dr Haley Webb, Research Fellow / Psychologist at Griffith University will be joining us to discuss ” ‘Pretty...

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Australia’s Obesity Statistics in 2017

In medical terminology, overweight is a condition where a person’s body mass index (BMI) falls between 25 and 30 while a person with a BMI of 30 or more is termed as obese. Morbid obesity is the condition where a person’s weight interferes with...

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Tackling Obesity by Reducing Sugar Consumption

The 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference begins on the Gold Coast next week from 7-8th August. Professor Selena Bartlett, Group Leader at Queensland University of Technology will be at the Conference, discussing “Tackling...

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A Gold Coast Community Jury Weighs In On Obesity

Register for the 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, held THIS AUGUST. Ms Deena Seesaengnom, Senior Epidemiologist (Research & Evaluation) at Gold Coast Public Health Unit, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service will be...

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Gold Coast Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Join us at the 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast 7 – 8 August. Mrs Helen Clifford, Snr Health Promotion Officer for Gold Coast Health and Hospital Health Service will be attending...

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Women, Food and Effective Health Promotion

Join us at the 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast 7 – 8 August. Ms Renata Anderson, Policy and Health Promotion Officer for Women’s Health Victoria will be attending this...

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Amy Wyborn: Online Pro-Ana Communities

The 2017 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference is being held at the Mantra on View Hotel, Gold Coast 7 – 8 August. Ms Amy Wyborn, Master of Counselling Student at The University of Notre Dame will be attending this year’s event...

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Obesity Causes Poor Artery Health in Kids

High blood pressure in overweight children has been linked to a stiffening of their arteries, placing them at greater risk of heart attack and stroke later. Heart attacks could be decades in the making, with a new study linking high blood...

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Sharing Stories To Shift Body Image Attitudes

Ms Lucinda Kershaw, Body Image Program Manager at Mental Illness Education ACT will be attending this year’s National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference, presenting “Sharing stories to shift body image attitudes”. Storytelling has become a...

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