The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout
The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout

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The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout
The number of overweight and obese schoolchildren in China rose to 35 million in 2014, from 6.2 million in 1985, according to a recent study. Photo: Handout
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