Extra! Korea

October 23, 2009

33% of Korean adults are overweight or obese

Filed under: health — extrakorea @ 10:56 am

According to a report released Friday, one out of three Korean adults is overweight or obese. The number of people who went to the hospital last year because of diseases caused by obesity, such as diabetes and hypertension, numbered about twenty thousand, an increase of about 50% as compared to 2004.

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