Tag: Korea

Mystery of obesity cause discovered

As more people in Korea adopt Western eating habits, the waistlines of the population is slowly expanding. There is no groundbreaking solution to obesity, other than eating right and exercising regularly. But a group of local scientists has uncovered a medical reason for obesity that could change the way doctors treat it. Sohn Jung-in has…

By Ewald Bahringer January 9, 2020 2

Korean beauty standards affect obesity gender gap 한국 과체중 여아, 남아의 절반… 외모압박에 남

a new OECD report shows in many advanced countries including Korea are suffering from a growing obesity epidemic among children and adults by what’s striking is too low rate of obesity among young Korean girls compared to boys here oMG on reports on how double standards and beauty are intensifying this health problem or the…

By Ewald Bahringer December 31, 2019 0