What can I do about it?

Move more

Move more 
Exercise improves your mood, physical function and sleep, and reduces your risk of certain diseases.

Eat a healthy diet

Eat a healthy diet
A healthy diet is important for keeping your body healthy and strong. It can also improve your mood, help with weight management and protect your body against disease.

Speak to your GP

Speak to your GP
If you’re worried about your health or need information and support make an appointment with your doctor. GPs will give you expert advice and support on what you can do to improve your health.

Lifestyle factors to prevent cancer
To reduce the risk of certain cancers we recommend a healthy body weight, regular exercise and a healthy diet.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities tend to have higher rates of obesity and sugary drink consumption and experience poorer health outcomes as a result.

We know that more than half of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community drink sugary drinks almost every day.

Yorta Yorta woman Michelle Crilly gave up her sugary drink habit and hasn’t looked back. Watch her story.

Video: Rethink Sugary Drink - Michelle Crilly

Read more about the ‘Our Stories’ campaign and hear from more inspiring Victorian Aboriginal community members who have cut back on sugary drinks on our partner site Rethink Sugary Drink.