Tuesday, March 23, 2010

China Sends Obese Children To Special Diet Camps

Obesity is a big problem that bothers people all over the world. According to different reports, about 38% of European children will be overweight, 20% of Chinese kids will have extra pounds and 50% of American children will be obese in 2010.

Afraid of such prognosis, China decided to fight with obesity in unique way. Besides many fitness studios parents can now send their overweight children to special diet camps where kids are trained by former militaries.

Official statistics says that if obesity could disappear on its own way, people would live 5-10 years longer.

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PDM said...

There’s an interesting post over at the Health Journal Club that makes the case that people should just not eat anything that wasn’t a food 100 years ago. Gets rid of the aspartame, bleached GM flour, high fructose corn syrup garbage they try to pass off as food these days. If interested you can read on it here,

Anonymous said...

I would be in favor of something like that in America. But it would never go over here. To many “concerned patents” these days.