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  • Home-cooked food has most calories in India
  • Home-cooked food has most calories in India
    Sandee Pachetan (2013) ©

Home-cooked food has most calories in India

Obesity has more than doubled globally since, 1980. And if you ask the experts, many will place at least some of the blame on snack foods, with scientists at Harvard even suggesting a 30% tax increase on these products to reduce obesity. But actually, in India, packaged food is not the problem.



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