While in Taipei, I observed this sign:
Looking at it for a few moments, I realized that comparing this sign to the common one used in the US to convey the same meaning says a lot about the eating habits of the two countries’ populations.
What’s the difference? Look at the symbol used to represent “food” – in Taiwan it is an apple, in the US it is a hamburger.
When it comes to relative rates of obesity, that pretty much says it all, doesn’t it?