About 19 per cent of adolescents between the ages of six and 17 in China are overweight or obese, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
About 19 per cent of adolescents between the ages of six and 17 in China are overweight or obese, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
Disease

Obesity rises in China as unhealthy lifestyles take toll

  • Increase linked to people eating out more often and greater consumption of sugary drinks
  • About a fifth of children between six and 17 are overweight, study finds

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About 19 per cent of adolescents between the ages of six and 17 in China are overweight or obese, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
About 19 per cent of adolescents between the ages of six and 17 in China are overweight or obese, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
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