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Where In The World Is The Best Place For Healthy Eating? : The Salt : NPR

Researchers ranked countries in terms of how easy it is to get a balanced, nutritious diet. The U.S. didn't even make the top 20, even though it has the greatest abundance of cheap food in the world. Western Europe nearly swept the top 10. Guess which country was No. 1?

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Just personal bias, but Bolivia.  I have never been, but any country that puts McDonalds out of business because of their deeply held beliefs that food, good healthful food, takes time to make. Hence their mistrust of Mickey D's and their fast food. 01-19-2014 6:18pm

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If you look at the graph, many countries are ahead of us in this category.  We seem to think if we have access to lots of food that would be considered healthy...and even 200 years ago, it likely would have been true.  But not... more »If you look at the graph, many countries are ahead of us in this category.  We seem to think if we have access to lots of food that would be considered healthy...and even 200 years ago, it likely would have been true.  But not with such a dramatic shift in our environment with the lack of physical activity and access to such high fat, high sugar foods. 01-21-2014 4:16pm

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