Akin to the situation in the United States, where child obesity is a growing danger to health and childhood development, statistics from Shanghai show that the obesity rate among young children is rising. It is attributed to a lack of exercise, a high caloric intake, and, in some cases, mental disorders. In addition, the rate of poor eyesight is being aggravated by an increase in computer use and television watching by school-age children. The full story is here.
Obesity a Growing Problem for Shanghai’s Children
Posted by Morgan Figuers | Nov 9, 2004