Why are villagers and labourers in India often leaner and healthier looking than the people living in cities and towns?1https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/sep/30/india-urban-migration-good-or-bad-health Why do they not only look better(less fat around the abdomen) but also show less prevalence of chronic disease as they get older?
Have you ever seen a fat lion in the wild? Or an obese buffalo? They eat their natural diet but do not become overweight. Why then do Indians who live in cities eating their (mostly) “natural” diet then show signs of obesity?
The difference between these scenarios is that two of these groups have a diet that is in harmony with their lifestyle. One does not. Us.
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