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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Credit Crunch Will Worsen Obesity Epidemic

As wallets become leaner, people could become fatter, researchers concluded after a study involving 9,000 people.

The researchers, whose findings are in the open access journal BMC Public Health, blame the obesity trend on two factors: the high price of healthy food and the tendency of people worried about debt to eat for comfort.


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