What measures will you take? Australia's Measure Up campaign - 2009

Uploaded by DeptHealthAgeing on 29.04.2010

Man: You know how it is… you settle down… put on a few kilos… but I’m not worried.
Voiceover: 1 in 2 Australian adults is overweight.
Man: Then you have kids… life gets busier, you let yourself go a bit… I’m not worried.
Voiceover: Unhealthy eating & drinking and not enough physical activity can seriously
affect your health.
Daughter: Tip! You're it Dad!
Man: (Puff puff)
Voiceover: For most people, waistlines of over 94cm for men and 80cm for women increase
the risk of some cancers, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Man: And when I first realised it was affecting my health…
Man (to self): …well, yeah, I got worried.
The more you gain, the more you have to lose.
To find out how you measure up, go to Australia.gov.au/MeasureUp
Authorised by the Australian Government, Canberra.