Diet: Unhealthy Foods on the Rise in Developing Nations.

Diet: Unhealthy Foods on the Rise in Developing Nations.

While citizens in wealthier nations may be eating healthier foods, developing nations are consuming more processed meats and sugar-sweetened drinks than ever before. Senior study author Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian warns, “There is a particularly urgent need to focus on improving diet quality among poorer populations. If we do nothing, under-nutrition will be rapidly eclipsed by obesity and non-communicable diseases, as is already being seen in India, China, and other middle-income countries.” The Lancet Global Health, February 2015

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