China holds 2nd largest obese population in world

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42 year old Hao Li has been working out for half a year, one hour each day, for only one purpose, to lose weight. 

Most members of this downtown fitness club are white-collar city workers. They come here in the evenings, sharing the same motivation.

An international study of obesity shows that at 62 million, China has the second largest number of obese people, just behind the U.S..

Ren Qiaohua says, “Obesity is often accompanied by high blood pressure and hyperlipidemia, it is a major cause of cardia-cerebrovascular diseases. Also it will increase the chance of respiratory diseases and increase burden on the knee joints.”

Well we don’t need experts to tell us, that having a healthy and active lifestyle is important for the growing city population. CCTV’s Ning Hong reports.

China holds 2nd largest obese population in world

China holds 2nd largest obese population in world

42 year old Hao Li has been working out for half a year, one hour each day, for only one purpose, to lose weight.
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