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  • Danish Butter

    Slim chances for Denmark’s ‘fat tax’

    Danish media are overflowing with news and views on the recently-instated ‘fat tax’, which increases the cost of food products containing saturated fats. Being the first of its kind, the Danish fat tax prompted headlines around the world when it was proposed in October 2010 and took effect in October […]

  • Matters of the Heart

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    The rapid economic growth India is experiencing seems to have  hit Indian hearts with a vengance. It’s a hard and sorry fact that many young Indians are now dying of heart attacks  even though this may not make headline news the way India’s rural poor and emaciated children do. The Indian male in his thirties […]