Number of obese people in China surpasses the US – here’s why

The number of obese people in China has now surpassed that of the US. This is a massive problem for the country, as obesity is linked to lifestyle-related diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Dr. Jason Fung talks about the likely reasons behind this disaster in the TV interview above.

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The main culprit is likely that people are swapping the traditional Chinese diet for junk food, as the availability of the latter has grown with China’s economic development.

So a big part of the solution is to go back to eating less processed carbs and instead focus on real food.


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  1. tushar agarwal
    sir in keto diet what we prefer total carb count or actual carb which is total carb-fiber please suggest me
  2. Ansive
    It's sad just how much he has to dumb down the message just to get it across and not sound like a rebel.
    And then the constant interruptions...

    A fast lane society.

  3. Jeroen
    Give the man a hug!

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