Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP
Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP
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Fighting the obesity problem may need more than education

  • With more Hongkongers considered either overweight or obese, a tougher approach to the problem may need to be considered such as regulations and taxes on sugary food and drinks

Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP
Half of Hong Kong’s population between the ages of 15 and 84 are considered either overweight or obese. Photo: AFP
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