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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.

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