Popkin's Research on Obesity in China Featured in News

Aug 10, 2006

"We're seeing a very large proportion of children and adolescents who are quite heavy and aren't moving much," said Barry Popkin, a nutrition professor at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Popkin collaborates on an ongoing health-and-nutrition survey of 16,000 households in China. He says more kids today are overeating and putting on weight "quite quickly."

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