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Obesity and poverty

The Fattening of America

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In America, they go hand in hand

Who profits from the obesity epidemic in the US?

What's behind the fattening of America?

Raj Patel of the Institute for Food and Development Policy, and author of "Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System" explains. If you cruise supermarket aisles, you'll find, for example, in the breakfast cereal aisle that cereals are being marketed to children that has sugar as its primary ingredient.