Lu Zhihao - World's Fattest Kid
Lu Zhihao who is just 4years old, 63 kg(136 lbs) but just 3 feet and 7 inch tall(1.1 m),is China's Heaviest Baby or may be the world. The result of is Obesity is due to hormone imbalance.
"Yum,yum,yum,yum.I like to eat fish,” he said, as he eats his dinner in his home at china. With China's economy escalating amid rampant urbanization and growing Industrialization, more and more middle class families has been raising more pampered children like Lu Zhihao,bring obesity in high number in china.
Zhihao's mother often finds difficulty in bathing him as his fats roll up
Lu Zhihao takes shower with the help of his mother
Lu Zhihao plays with his friends in his school
Lu Zhihao Wrestles with his mother as she approaches him for a bath.
Lu Zhihao sleeps with his friend during a noon break in Foshan,Guangdong Province
Lu Zhihao shows his empty rice bowl after lunch in his school to his teacher
Lu Zhihao taking a short nap after a hard day at school
Lu Zhihao walks with his parents in the street of china
"Little more than 20 years ago many people, even in china's richest cities were struggling to feed themselves; now they are struggling to lose weight," writes Paul French and Matthew Crabbe in their book “Fat China: How expanding waistlines are changing a Nation."
With economy blooming means rising income and better living standard, along with one-child policy since 1970 means that even middle class family can fulfill most of the demand of their one child. A single child with richer parents and grandparents and apart from them comes aunts and uncles all keen to spoil them. Some of the experts have even described this as the "Little Emperor "syndrome. Walking along the street of Chinese towns, Restaurant and fast food like McDonald or Kentucky Fried Chicken are on rife.
"Obesity is a problem for the wealthy, newly emergent middle-class consumers, “writes French and Crabbe.
Zhihao mom often admits that her son often throws tantrum if he is denied food as this toddler sulked on a sofa after he was refused a packet of biscuit after dinner.
His mother who works at the factory in the PearlRiver Delta states" He has difficulty moving up and down stairs. He needs help getting on the bus that takes him to the childcare center. It’s also difficult to bathe him because of the rolls of fat."
On the other hand, his father who works in fish farm adds “Of course I worry about him. Basically his legs can't support his weight...his heart is also under pressure of the heavy load,”