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Thailand: Buddha? Try substituting margarine…

August 2, 2012
...and it doubles as a tent in wet weather.

…and it doubles as a tent in wet weather.

A health study of Buddhist monks in Thailand has found that nearly half of them are obese.

A study of 246 monks from the Dhammayuttika Nikaya and Mahayana movements in 11 Thai provinces revealed that nearly half of them are clinically obese and suffering from lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.

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