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'They've got to do something about the supply': Improving food security is critical to Closing the Gap

Thurber, Katherine

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Poor diet—including high intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods, and low intake of fruit and vegetables—is a leading contributor to the burden of disease in Australia, particularly through its association with conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Poor diet is also a leading contributor to the gap in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (hereafter respectfully referred to as Indigenous) people and non-Indigenous Australians. Although...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-02-01
Type: Newspaper/magazine article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/250503
Source: The Health Advocate
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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