Junk food ban: complex issue

WE all agree that obesity is a serious issue for Australia across all ages. It is a headline grabber and we see a range of suggestions to 'fix' it being floated on a regular basis.

Obesity is a complex issue, it is not simply solved by eliminating junk food from schools and sporting clubs. There needs to be an holistic solution - one which recognises the multiple factors that come into play. Issues such as education, physical activity, cost and access to nutritious food, lifestyle skills around shopping and cooking healthy food.

Gannawarra Times

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