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India Attempts to Fight "Volcano" of Diabetes from Junk Food--NYT

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One Man's Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

India is “sitting on a volcano” of diabetes--

--percent of children and adults in India who are overweight or obese has almost tripled--

--guidelines to regulate junk food--encountered ferocious opposition from--Coca-Cola India, PepsiCo India and Nestlé--

The government this year took a significant step that public health experts believe will help combat the rise of obesity in the world’s second most populous country. It partially implemented a tax on sugar sweetened beverages--

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