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Crossover: Rising obesity rate among Chinese youth


11-06-2016 05:11 BJT

For more on the topic, we are joined on the phone by Sally Shi-po POON, a Registered Dietitian from Hong Kong.

Q1: The obesity rate in China has been growing. One report says obese children and teenagers aged between 5 and 18 in the Chinese mainland will reach 48.5 million by 2025. What are the main reasons behind the trend?

Q2: What have relevant departments and local authorities in China done in response to the increase in obese children in China? What are effective ways to prevent children from becoming obese?

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