China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns – BBC News

  • Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Obesity is more prevalent in boys because they are likely to enjoy more of the family’s resources, the study says
  • China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns
  • The percentage of overweight children has also grown from 0.7% to 16.4% for boys and from 1.5% to nearly 14% for girls, the study said.

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Levels of obesity in China’s rural youth have rapidly increased, a study warns, because of socioeconomic changes.


China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns – BBC News