Going local to combat health crisis in Pacific

An article about how obesity and diabetes are increasing at epidemic proportions in the Pacific. Their answer:

We have a solution. We call it, ‘Let’s go local!’ What does it mean? It means that we have to plant, grow, maintain our gardens, harvest and cook our own local food and eat it.

Hey, that’s what we’re doing over here too!

Going local to combat health crisis in Pacific

Updated April 22, 2012 07:30:00

Political leaders of 15 member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum have declared the region to be in a health crisis as rates of obesity and diabetes escalate in the region. One group in Micronesia is hoping to tackle the problem by urging people to grow and eat local produce instead of imported, highly processed foods


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