TO MATCH FEATURE HEALTH-AUSTRALIA-DIET.
A woman eats her lunch at an outdoor cafe in Sydney September 6, 2005. Although best known internationally as a sporting-mad country full of fit, bronzed youth, Australia is in reality battling the bulge as it challenges the United States as the title of the world's fattest nation. But a best selling government researched and funded diet book from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) called the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet book gives Australians the opportunity to lose weight and ease the estimated A$1 billion ($770 million) fat people cost the nation of 20 million people. Picture taken September 6, 2005. TO MATCH FEATURE HEALTH-AUSTRALIA-DIET REUTERS/Will Burgess WB/PN