Getting fat? You’re a threat to future generations

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Getting fat? You’re a threat to future generations

People with a rising body mass index may be putting more pressure on future global food production

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Growing up in Indwe in the Eastern Cape, Nwabisa Mtolo was so thin that people in her village nicknamed her Tiny.

When she moved to Cape Town at the age of 26 to look for better employment opportunities, she fit perfectly into size 32 pants.

Seven years later, the mother of two has put on more than 25kg and says she is not only eating more but her diet has become unhealthier...

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