Is Capitalism To Blame for Worldwide Obesity? | Nicholas G, Year 9 journal | Scoop.it

Why do people get fat, increasing their personal risk of heart disease, diabetes and other "lifestyle" diseases and society's risk of fiscal collapse from the expense of treating millions of people with those ailments? Conventional wisdom, favored by governments and a vast and growing "wellness industry" around the world, is that it's because individuals can't control themselves.


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