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Katy says you shall go no further fatties

By johnboy 8 September 2012 21

Chief Minister Gallagher has announced that she’s OK with the existing obese population but doesn’t want to see any more:

if re-elected ACT Labor will set a “zero growth” target by of making the current recorded rates of people
who are overweight and obese as the peak of the obesity epidemic in the ACT.

To achieve this she’s got a pile of WoG fairy floss. But it’s aspirational yeah?

Let’s hope she’s not relying on the ludicrous BMI to judge this:

What do Brad Pitt and Russell Crowe have in common with most members of the England rugby and football teams? Those perfectly honed, toned bodies, of course. Except if you rely on the most widely used measurement of fatness, the body mass index (BMI) – which classifies this collection of supremely fit-looking individuals as either overweight or obese.

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Masquara 12:38 pm 10 Sep 12

If Katy Gallagher is serious about countering obesity, why is the gap for pedestrians in the fence at the base of Mt Ainslie, behind the War Memorial, so narrow that a size 14 woman will touch both sides? An obese person wouldn’t fit through! So much for encouraging people to exercise …

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