Recipe for disease: food industry blamed for triple threat

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Recipe for disease: food industry blamed for triple threat

Scientists warn of the ‘global syndemic’: obesity, undernutrition and climate change

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Growing up in the Eastern Cape, Lubabalo Ndima walked 10km a day from his home in the rural village of Manzana, in Ngcobo, to his primary school.

But when high school years arrived, the now 26-year-old hotel receptionist moved to Cape Town, where he used transport to get to his school in Mitchells Plain.

Today, looking back, he says the “nice city life came with its problems and left me rather unhealthy”...

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