Obesity: Mexico starts war against sugary drinks and fatty foods

VOXXI, 10/22/2012

With the second highest national rate of obesity in the world (after the U.S.) and the fourth highest rate of childhood obesity, Mexico has started an initiative to help educate children about healthy eating habits and the dangers associated with sugary beverages and fatty foods.

According to a report from AFP, Mexicans lead the world in soft drink consumption, imbibing approximately 43 gallons per person every year.

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