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Weight loss surgery

There are several types of weight loss surgery – also known as bariatric surgery – that can help overweight people

Dietary fibre

What is fibre? Dietary fibre is a component of plant materials. It is mainly made up of particular types of

Asthma and dairy foods

Some myths about mucus There is a commonly held view that people with asthma should avoid milk and other dairy

Weight loss medicines

Weight loss medicines are medications that can be used to help you lose weight when lifestyle changes – such as

6 Foods to beat inflammation

Ongoing inflammation in the body is behind the development of many medical conditions, including abdominal obesity (fat around the middle),

Animation: Effects of obesity

Obesity (excess body fat) is an increasingly important issue in Australia. Doctors use the body mass index (BMI) to determine

Effects of obesity

Obesity (excess body fat) is an increasingly important issue in Australia. Doctors use the body mass index (BMI) to determine

Swallow your own gastric balloon to lose weight

A capsule pill that releases a balloon in the gut has proved an effective means of losing weight in a

5 Signs you may be lactose intolerant

Lactose intolerance is a food intolerance caused by an inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy

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