iOS Users: Please click here for the latest information: (updated 5.10.2016)
Say It Right Series

Western Diet (Partially) to Blame for Obesity in China

Posted by calkins July 8, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: Obesity, Western diet

More than 25% of adults in China are now considered overweight or obese.  That number really shocked me.  I believe the obesity rate in the US is around 35%...that doesn't surprise me, but it does that China's is not too far behind. 

Part of the blame is being put on a Western diet (I assume McDonald's, KFC, Pizza Hut, etc.).

Here's the article from the BBC.

Comments (13) RSS

loading... Updating ...

To comment, please login.

Not sure if your comment is appropriate? Check our Commenting Policy first.

New lesson idea? Please contact us.