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Waistlines grow with China wealth
Increasing wealth has led to expensive culinary tastes, making many to put on weight.
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 10:26 GMT


Over the next few days, Al Jazeera will be looking at the impact of rising food prices around the world.

With increasing wealth in China, expensive culinary tastes have grown in popularity.

And as Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Beijing, it is also impacting on waistlines.

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