Southeast Asian Economy

Our Stealthy Weapon Against China: Junk Food

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

A growing preference for Western-style fast food in Asian and Southeast Asian countries already shows an impact on their populations' health, and not in a good way, according a newly released study. During the study's 16-year follow-up period, 2,252 participants developed diabetes and 1,397 died of heart attacks or heart-related diseases.