China now world’s second highest in obese people

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Ask just about any public health expert and they will say obesity is a problem that usually begins in childhood and new research is hammering home just how early in life heart health is affected by poor eating habits. CCTV America’s Jim Spellman has more.

China now world\'s second highest in obese people

China now world\'s second highest in obese people

Ask just about any public health expert and they will say obesity is a problem that usually begins in childhood and new research is hammering home just how early in life heart health is affected by poor eating habits. CCTV America's Jim Spellman has more.

Highlights:

  • A recent study in the medical journal The Lancet said 23 percent of Chinese boys under the age of 20 are obese, as are 14 percent of girls.

Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones discusses child heart health research

This study of child heart health was actually the first of its kind in the United States. CCTV America’s Mike Walter interviewed the lead researcher, Dr Donald Lloyd-Jones.

Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones discusses child heart health research

Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones discusses child heart health research

This study of child heart health was actually the first of its kind in the United States. CCTV America's Mike Walter interviewed the lead researcher, Dr Donald Lloyd-Jones.