We're fatter, we don't eat our greens and we don't exercise enough.

These are just a few of the key findings in the National Health Survey, released by the Bureau of Statistics.

In Australia, 63.4% of adults are overweight or obese, a dramatic jump from 56.3% in 1995.

Men are more likely to be overweight or obese (70%) than women (56%), however what's more concerning is that 66.6% of women and 60.3% of men have a higher waist circumference or "grabbable gut", a sure sign of too much "toxic fat" around the vital organs, which can lead to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and several cancers.

We're in for a bleaker future unless we all commit to changing our unhealthy ways and making simple changes.

It's not too late

The good news is that it's not too late to do something about it. Take action by arming yourself with the facts: