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The Food We Eat, The Sex We Have — What’s A Country To Do?

I’ve been in Mexico for almost a week. There’s a growing behavior change challenge here: persuading Mexicans to change the way they eat and the way they have sex.

Why change the way they eat? Diabetes is on the rise in Mexico. Currently 9% of the population has type 2 diabetes and 18% are intolerant to carbohydrates. This is quite a challenge when the dietary staples are beans, rice and tortillas and more Coca-Cola is consumed here than anywhere on earth. It’s VERY cheap.

Continue reading Amy’s blog entry on The Huffington Post.

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