Bulging Wallets Causing Bulging Waistlines In Urban China (Video)

Changing Urban Lifestyles, One Child Policy, Increasing Incomes Fundamentally Changing Consumption

fatchinaAlong with many of the other trappings of capitalism, in China growing income levels in the country’s urban areas are increasingly being accompanied by growing obesity rates. Recently, Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei sat down with Paul French, co-author of Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation, to discuss what’s causing the increase in bulging buckles and what can be done to fight an obesity epidemic.


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