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by Carly Keidel China has been a...

Posted Sep 14 2008 4:06pm

by Carly Keidel

China has been at the heart of obesity news lately. That the Chinese government has banned obese foreign individuals from adopting Chinese children has stirred some criticism on this blog. Yet ironically – and perhaps hypocritically – obesity rates are rising steadily in China. Ji Chengye, a leading health expert, recently declared that China "has entered the era of obesity," and obesity’s “speed of growth is shocking." (Click here for full article).

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