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June 26, 2014: Healthy Family, Healthy Weights

Date: June 26, 2014
Time: 5pm - 6:30 pm
Location: 1600 Divisadero Street (between Post and Sutter St.), Herbst Hall, 2nd Floor
Fee: Free
Speaker: Jyu-Lin Chen, PhD, RN

Why should we pay a lot of attention to obesity? – Because obesity Is not just about looks. Watch this short, very revealing Youtube: .

Dr. Marie Ng's recent study breaks the stereotype image of Chinese being skinny. She found that China was the fourth-greatest increase in overweight/obesity prevalence among children, and an increase of overweight/obesity in its population from ~11% in 1980 to ~28% in 2013 (A digest of the study was reported by the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong in the last month:

This is a free bilingual (English/Cantonese) lecture (open to all). Light refreshments will be provided. The speaker, Dr. Jyu-Lin Chen, PhD, RN, is a health expert in improving healthy lifestyle and preventing childhood obesity in community and primary care settings especially targeting Chinese families. Obesity in the Asian community takes on a whole new meaning given the hidden visceral fats that we harbor in our bodies. Asians are at risk for diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and other chronic illnesses more so at the same BMI when compared to Caucasians. Unfortunately, these diseases are not just occurring more, but also affecting those of younger ages. So please join Dr. Chen in this important, upcoming lecture that help us to raise awareness to childhood obesity issues.


To register for this class, please call and leave message at (415) 885-3678,

or click on the link below to fill out the form:

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