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06 August 2013

Health survey finds South Africans’ waistlines are growing

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Tuesday took a swipe at the food industry, saying if it did not make healthier products, it might soon have no one left to sell to.

He made his remarks at the launch of the South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which found two-thirds of women and a third of men were either overweight or obese.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)