Thu, Jun 20, 2013 - Page 12 News List

A ballooning problem?

A lack of nutritional education and changing family demographics in rural Taiwan have resulted in unusually high rates of overweight and obese children

By Enru Lin  /  Staff reporter

“Kids in Taipei probably don’t eat like this. I think maybe they have different nutritional values, enforced by their parents.”

He nods toward the street, which is devoid of people and cars, the way it has been for the duration he’s been speaking. “You see. Most adults have already left.”

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