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Genes, not lifestyle, behind Australia’s obesity epidemic

  Former taxi driver Leanne Beaumont doesn’t need to be told by strangers she’s “fat and needs to go on a diet”. At her heaviest, she weighed 254 kilograms and has tried everything to get the weight off – a problem dating back to childhood. But it’s not gluttony that’s causing her problems. It’s her […]

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