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Increase In Global Food Prices Between 2007-2011 Prompted Shift To ‘Junk Food,’ Research Shows

The Guardian: Global food crisis triggered cultural shift towards junk food, say researchers
“Millions of people who struggled to pay for traditional staple foods like maize, rice, and wheat when global food prices dramatically rose between 2007-2011 have switched to Western-style processed ‘junk-food’ alternatives that are high in sugars, fats, and salt, a four-year study across 10 countries has found…” (Vidal, 9/9).

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