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Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in Africa, Food, Health, International | 2 comments

The world’s most obese nation should probably blame mutton flaps

The Pacific island of Tonga is the most obese country in the world. Up to 40 percent of the population is thought to have type 2 diabetes and life expectancy is falling. One of the main causes is a cheap, fatty kind of meat — mutton flaps — imported from New Zealand. With a stern expression…