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12 August 2013

‘Make healthy food affordable to address SA health crisis’

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The SA government must intervene to ensure healthy food, such as fruit and vegetables, is more affordable that nutrient-depleted food, says one of the world’s leading experts in nutrition, Dr Geert Verhelst.

Europe’s Verhelst, who is in SA on a week-long national seminar tour to the health trade (from Monday12 August, described the recent results of SA’s first national health and nutrition survey which reveals the dire state of the nation’s wellbeing as “alarming”.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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