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The Worst Diet? || Your Food and Your Death

Almost everyone's diet is out of whack-it's just a question of how. Nearly every nation fails to get the right balance of nutrients, whether it's because folks indulge in processed meats and giant sodas or because they lack basic access to nutritious legumes and grains. And according to a new report from the Global Burden of Disease Study, these bad diets are responsible for 11 million deaths worldwide. That's more than any other individual risk factor, including smoking.

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