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No, it’s not just a lack of control that makes Australians overweight. Here’s what’s driving our unhealthy food habits

By Gary Sacks, Associate Professor, Deakin University
Sally Schultz, PhD Student, Deakin University
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Public health experts have long argued that when it comes to preventing obesity, we need to stop blaming individuals.

Our new online tool, released today, confirms we live in an environment where the odds of having a healthy diet are heavily stacked against us.

Unhealthy foods are readily available and heavily marketed to us by the food industry. This makes it very easy to over-consume unhealthy foods. It also makes it very difficult…


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