Reuters story on China's increasing weight problems features input from CPC Fellow Popkin

Aug 30, 2011

The rising number of overweight or obese people in China, especially the wealthy, is the focus of a recent Reuters story. The article delves into the possible reasons behind the expanding waistlines and, through interviewing "fat camp" participants, highlights fears of negative future consequences for both individuals and the nation as a whole. Within the article, CPC Fellow Barry Popkin remarked on the scope of the obesity problem as well as the associated costs.

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