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Increasing wealth brings increasing obesity to Africa

Published on : 29 October 2012 - 6:24pm | By Eric Beauchemin (Photo: sirwiseowl/FlickrCC)
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As Africa's middle classes continue to grow, more and more people are developing diseases usually associated with Western lifestyles, such as obesity. Experts predict that within a few years, over a third of Africans will be overweight. But most Africans still don't consider being fat a health risk. 

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PaphAnnen 1 November 2012 - 3:27pm / Germany

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ZeniSleek 30 October 2012 - 12:08am / Italy

Approvo del tutto a proposito di le idee espresse fino ad ora. Continuate cosi.

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