China’s BIG Problem: The rise of Obesity

May 18, 2023 | People, Social, Videos

China is in the midst of a new epidemic; obesity. In a nation where traditional healthy eating has been replaced by excess, ‘junk food’ and the overconsumption of fat and sugar coupled with sedentary lifestyles and the one-child policy, health experts warn this new phenomenon could have devastating ramifications. In a race against time, the Chinese authorities are ramping up efforts to encourage the entire nation to improve their health and wellbeing.
This investigative documentary, filmed in 2019, takes viewers on an eye-opening journey into the epidemic’s heartland. From exploring traditional Chinese food’s nutrition benefits to uncovering the rise of Western eating culture and ‘junk food’ influence- this illuminating film is a voyage that will change your perspective. Join the investigation into a problem that threatens the nation’s health and examine the efforts, from television shows to smartphone applications, being taken to tackle one of China’s most substantial crises yet.

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