|There's a lot more overweight people in Hong Kong than 10 years ago|
|Many turn to comfort foods when they are stressed or busy|
"The affordability of alcohol has a direct impact on people's drinking habits," said Chan, though strangely she did not want to link the increased drinking to the scrapping of wine duties in 2008. Wine and spirits with an alcoholic strength of no more than 30 percent by volume are tax-free in Hong Kong.
|Increased alcohol consumption is also causing health issues|