China's Big Problem: The Rise of Obesity

China's Big Problem: The Rise of Obesity

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Victim of a terrible famine in the early 1960s that killed nearly 20 million people, China is now facing a new scourge: obesity. Expansion and economic growth have changed the lifestyles of Chinese people, who are now consuming more and more Western-style food. The overconsumption of fat and sugar coupled with sedentary lifestyles and the one-child policy have caused rates of obesity to skyrocket.