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42 percent of urban Vietnamese kids are overweight: study

42 percent of children in Vietnam’s urban areas are overweight and/or obese, compared to 35 percent in rural areas, a recent study found.

All work, no play plus smart devices: kids turn couch potatoes

Low priority for physical activity, smart devices, fast food and sugary drinks are engendering an epidemic of unfit children in Vietnam.

Martial art classes teach a 9-year-old Vietnamese boy to crawl

After seven years of being immobile, a young boy was enrolled in an Aikido class. A miracle unfolded.
November 29, 2018 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise: WHO

More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise.
September 06, 2018 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Should you stop exercising because of Hanoi's pollution?

And where are the best spots in the city for your outdoor workout?
March 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

How modern life is slowly killing Vietnamese

An average office worker in Vietnam only walks 600 steps per day, far below the recommended 10,000.
January 03, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese diet: Too much salt and not enough fruit and veg

Cancer and heart disease are deadly threats to those who don't watch what they eat.
September 09, 2016 | 04:55 pm GMT+7
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