Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids


Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids
 

NEW YORK (AP) — The world's weight problem is growing in countries rich and poor, and in many of them obesity is increasing faster in children than adults.
The research found obesity has tripled in youth and young adults in countries like China, Brazil and Indonesia. That suggests future increases in diabetes and other health problems in much of the world.
Similar studies by the same researchers have shown obesity is increasing, but their new work offers startling new numbers about children.
The researchers estimated more than 107 million children and 603 million adults can be counted are... read more

 
12 June 2017 in Health, Views: 21
Source: Chron
 


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