The report defines 'disease burden' as premature death or years "lived" with ill-health and or disability. It concludes that smoking is still the biggest cause of disease burden:
Tobacco was attributed to 9 per cent of disease burden followed by alcohol use at 5.1 per cent, high body mass at 5.5 per cent, physical inactivity at 5 per cent and high blood pressure at 4.9 per cent.
full report at couriermail.au
What to do? Either keep your 'must have' grocery list in your pocket / wallet / purse ... or get an allotment :) (or both).
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