April 2, 2016

PITY THE POOR MALTHUSIANS:

The World May Have Too Much Food (John Tozzi, March 31, 2016, Bloomberg)

Behind the global spike is greater access to cheap food as incomes have risen. [...]

The main takeaway? Excess weight has become a far bigger global health problem than weighing too little. While low body weight is still a substantial health risk for parts of Africa and South Asia, being too heavy is a much more common hazard around the globe.

We don't have an excess of food; we have a shortage or people.

Posted by at April 2, 2016 7:51 PM

  

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