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WHO Obesity Plan Targets Sugar, Fat

The World Health Organization formally adopts an anti-obesity initiative, calling for countries to encourage cutting out fat, sugar and salt in favor of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and nuts. The plan ends two years of debate over the rules. By some accounts, the sugar lobby has been the strongest opponent to elements of the initiative. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.

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Snigdha Prakash
Pieces by National Desk reporter Snigdha Prakash can be heard on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. The majority of Snigdha's past reports have focused on topics related to entrepreneurship, business, banking and the economy.