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Why Obesity is the biggest risk to our health

"Wake up, world! Our diet is not killing us, but it's making us sick," Lawrence Haddad, the author of a new report about global food nutrition and agriculture, tells NPR. What we eat and its nutritional content is now the most significant risk factor when looking at people's health around the world—more so than smoking, drinking or having unsafe sex. "If you look at all the diet-related risk factors for health, they outweigh the burden of all of the other risk factors combined," Haddad adds.
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