FINALLY SOMEONE LOOKS AT PROCESSED, WESTERN FOOD FOR AN ANSWER TO OBESITY, DIABETES (AND CANCER)
More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.... WHY?
...Like processed food from the supermarket and fast food on the street. And soda and doughnuts and ice cream. All of it cheaper to buy, easier to prepare -- and, especially for children, harder to resist -- than what grandma used to make. And then there's the marketing -- a relentless bombardment of ads aimed at kids for products like soft drinks and breakfast cereal and processed meat.... http://www.marketplace.org/topics/sustainability/food-9-billion/greeces-diet-crisis-greeks-abandon-traditional-foods-and