It's not just the sugar. It's the diet that comes with prosperity. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Raymond in DC
    • 13.10.10 | 20:52 (IST)

    When I was first in Israel in 1970, obesity among children and young adults was almost non-existent. But in Israel we're seeing today what other newly prosperous cultures have seen. (China is following this same pattern.) It's fast and processed foods, pizzas, Macdonalds, driving a car rather than walking, and watching movies on your big screen with the kitchen's goodies oh so close.

    from the article: Pediatricians told to become proactive in children's battle of the bulge
    First published 02:35 13.10.10 | Last updated 02:35 13.10.10
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