What Factors Have Contributed to Worldwide Obesity?

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We can look at things like computers. We can look at our food. We can look at our activity levels in the work place. It is not any one thing, we can talk about increasingly refined and processed food, but one of the things we miss talking about is how cheap food is relative to our income as a society.

Even if you look back into the 60s, the amount of our income that the average American spent on paying for and buying food was much larger than it is now. Our food is cheap. It's a fraction of our ability to produce wealth in this country, and as we look at the pandemic across the world we see as income goes up, food prices begin to go down as a proportion of that total.

I think there's some economic issues here that force.