The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong
The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong

1 in 5 primary school children in the city overweight

More than 60,000 youngsters are considered obese and a health official says more effort should be put into promoting a proper diet

The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong
The obesity rate among primary pupils was 20.9 per cent this year; that's more than 60,000 children of some 300,000 children. Photo: David Wong
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