Body weight

Two in every three (67%) Australians adults are either overweight or obese. Being overweight or obese increases your risk of developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and 13 cancers, including breast cancer (in postmenopausal women), bowel cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Eating junk food and not being active enough ar two factors that can lead to weight gain. Good nutrition and regular physical activity  can help you to maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of cancer.

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