Obesity in Developing Countries

Jason Li In bustling South African streets, glimmering chunks of greasy sausage and beef line the marketplaces. McDonalds, Burger King, and other fast food chains—nonexistent there just a few years ago—have broken expansion records and operate hundreds of outlets across the region, each store welcomed with unprecedented enthusiasm (nearly 5,000 showed up at Burger King’s Cape Town launch)1. High-fat, low-cost foods have led South Africa … Continue reading Obesity in Developing Countries