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11 November 2010

Healthy diets hurt the economy

Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new study says.

Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new study says.

In Brazil, however, the rates of illnesses linked to a poor diet are not as high as in the UK. So Brazilians would get relatively few health benefits while their economy might lose millions.

 
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