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From Abidjan to Jakarta, how the city is reinventing what we eat

Anthony Bourdain and Barack Obama in a canteen in Hanoi, Vietnam (May 23, 2016). Pete Souza/Wikimedia, CC BY Audrey Soula, Université de Montpellier; Nicolas Bricas, Cirad, and Olivier Lepiller, Cirad From junk food to McDonaldization of society, the most derogatory remarks about what we eat are often linked with the urban space. For better or worse, cities are seen as …

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Why living in a poor country means you have bad food choices

It’s not that people in poorer countries want to eat unhealthily – but cost is a huge factor. Aleksandar Todorovic/Shutterstock.com/Editorial use only Derek Headey, The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Harold Alderman, The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Poor diets are the number one risk factor in the global burden of disease: they account for one in …

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