Urgent action needed on indigenous diets: experts

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Public subsidies and tax breaks should be used so that indigenous communities can access healthy food, experts say.

The Public Health Association of Australia and the Dieticians Association of Australia have joined forces to call for urgent action to improve the diets of indigenous people.

The life expectancy of indigenous people is 17 years shorter than for the general community, and eating the wrong foods, or not enough food, is part of the problem, the groups said



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