the obese living in Australia cost their health system 21 billion dollars last year. Not exactly a g'day mate:Dr. Fuhrman will tell you, being overweight or obese takes a costly toll on your health, but its costs aren’t only biological. According to the AFP
"What the figures show is that it should make all of us review our lifestyle choices, and it also shows that these costs are getting bigger, not smaller," government senator Guy Barnett told Channel Nine television.
"We've got a tsunami coming towards Australia in terms of a health crisis, and it's going to swamp us if we stay the same course."