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  • Australians look for junk food alternatives
  • Australians look for junk food alternatives
    Alex Proimos ©

Australians look for junk food alternatives

Despite 61% of Australians being overweight and obese, there are signs that things are changing. Following the huge popularity of fast food in recent years, growing health awareness has led to changing eating habits, and people are embracing healthier and more diverse food. 



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