President Hu Jintao is China’s most prominent diabetes patient, but with 120 million obese – and counting – he is certainly not alone, tells Paul French, co-author of Fat China, to Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei TV. Chinese are getting more of everything and lost control of their diet, just like people in the West, only later. “We would have loved to blame McDonald’s or KFC for it,” says Paul French, “but we cannot.”
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Fat China! Paul French talks about obesity in China from Danwei on Vimeo.