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NAFTA Blamed for Mexico\\\'s Obesity Problems

There are 2 comments on the story from Mar 8, 2012, titled NAFTA Blamed for Mexico\\\'s Obesity Problems. In it, reports that:

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, in force since 1994, is largely responsible for a rapid rise in the number of overweight and obese people in Mexico, the United Nations' special rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier de Schutter, said.

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Since: Jan 08

Atlanta via Brooklyn NY

#1 Mar 8, 2012
Lets ignore the fact that every mex dish seems to be a collection of starches. Beans, Rice, some starchy paste, more beans, more rice, than re-fry the beans...then wrap the whole thing in a pure starch wrap.
see the Light

El Paso, TX

#2 Mar 8, 2012
So , since Nafta is to blame for fat mexican's, have they decided to get out of NAFTA. What would be good would be to have Michelle Obama go over there and tell them how to eat.-Since its working so well here.

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