Opinion

Spare the Tyre around the Belly: Battle of the waistline

By Professor George Razay
July 10 2024 - 1:45pm
The prevalence of obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Picture ACM archive.
The prevalence of obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Picture ACM archive.

The prevalence of obesity is reaching epidemic proportions, affecting 31.7 per cent of Australians and 37 per cent of Tasmanians in 2022. However, where the fat is deposited may be more important than the total amount of fat.

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