Lose Weight And Earn Credits: Chinese University Students On Course To Trim Down

 

Via todayonline.com

NANJING — A university in eastern China is offering an accredited weight-loss course in an attempt to tackle obesity on campus.

Fifty students have enrolled in the year-long course at Nanjing Agriculture University in Jiangsu province and are being encouraged to lose weight through a combination of regular exercise and diet control, Jiangsu Television reported.

Sixty per cent of each student’s grade would be determined by how much weight they lost, with full marks in the section if they could shed 7 per cent of their original weight, the report said.

 

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