Global obese children and 40 years increased 10 times Hong Kong media: is especially significant growth on the mainland

reference news network reported on October 13, Hong Kong media, according to a British study found that the number of obese children in the past 40 years increased 10 times, so far, 124 million people, including children’s obesity rise in mainland China is particularly significant, percentage of boys was 15.4% last year, for the first time in Hong Kong, Taiwan is somewhere between mainland and Hong Kong.

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on October 12, according to Hong Kong’s” Ming pao reported, medical journal the lancet in 11 & other; Throughout world obesity day &; Published research report, this is covering more than 200 countries and regions in the world of children 5 to 19 (the child) the largest study so far.

the study found that the United States is the world’s population of obese children, men and women proportion of child obesity were 23.3% and 19.5% respectively last year, east Asia, Latin America, from become obese children decades ago that the light problem, the situation is especially obvious in mainland China. Boy on the mainland last year with 15.4% fat, 7.1% of the girls, private label in Taiwan were 15.4% and 6.7% respectively, the Hong Kong private label is 14.7% and 6.2%, respectively, obesity rates were higher than the neighboring South Korea, Japan, Singapore and India.

the researchers warned that nowadays the society widely supply parity fattening food, is a major cause of rising rates of obesity children, obese children to continue the possibility of obesity in adulthood is higher, also a higher risk of severe disease.

the world federation of obesity warned that global spending for the treatment of symptoms associated with obesity, by 2025 will reach 2025 pounds (about 8.02 trillion yuan).

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