Japan Has Cut Obesity to 3.5% in a Controversial Way That Wouldn't Fly in America
In the U.S., obesity is a high-profile issue staked out by people like Michelle Obama and Jamie Oliver. But how do other countries address it, especially wealthy countries, where this problem is most rampant? Dubai pays people to lose weight. New Zealand, where one in four adults are technically obese, bars overweight immigrants from obtaining a visa. China has used acupuncture to treat obesity for centuries. But one country has managed to keep obesity down with the help of a controversial government policy that probably wouldn't fly in the U.S...