Climb stairs, tax sweet foods to fight obesity in Southeast Asia

June 9, 2014 1:06 PM

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Obesity is a huge problem for as many as thirty percent of the world population. While in some nations like USA and Mexico the problem has become far too big to tackle, in Southeast Asia too the issue has become of paramount importance.

In nations where the prominent images of men and women used to be very thin, obesity has seen their waistline become bigger and bigger. Sugary drinks, fatty foods and sedentary lifestyle have made the new generation overweight and obese.

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