6 October 2017
Topic: New York Times Health: Obesity and Fast Food in Ghana.
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(United States – Ghana) A recent article published on Monday, October 2 in the New York Times highlights the 650% increase of obesity rates in Ghana since 1980. The article attributes cause to an influx of fast food restaurants and direct consumer marketing that influences many Africans away from their traditional diets. Please let us know if you have any topic relating to lifestyle and healthy nutrition – we can provide expert commentary.