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Pasha 20: In South Africa, unhealthy food choices are everywhere

The Conversation
23 May 2019, 00:38 GMT+10

Diseases linked to obesity are rising rapidly in South Africa. A major part of the problem is the growing available of unhealthy food options. In many neighbourhoods there are more unhealthy food outlets, like fast food places, than there are healthy food options.

In this episode of Pasha, Safura Abdool Karim, a senior project manager at PRICELESS SA (Priority Cost Effective Lessons in Systems Strengthening South Africa) sheds light on these issues.

Photo: By VladanRadulovicjhb September 28 2018 : mobile food stall on the side walk midday Johannesburg city - Image. Shutterstock

Music "Happy African Village" by John Bartmann found on licensed under CC0 1.

Authors: Ozayr Patel - Digital Editor | Safura Abdool Karim - Senior Project Manager, PRICELESS SA ( Priority Cost Effective Lessons in Systems Stregthening South Africa), University of the Witwatersrand The Conversation

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