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Gabriel Elizondo (on Twitter here) does a great job of covering Brazil for Al Jazeera. He informed us yesterday that Brazil Health Ministry figures, just released, show 49% of Brazilians are now classed as overweight, up six points from the 2006 number. And you thought they were all soccer player physiques or lithe Ipanema garotas, didn't you?
We leave you to reflect on the benefits development as a nation.