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Bolivia schools back healthy indigenous food
Programme to fight obesity and malnutrition by promoting traditional foods made with natural products.
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2012 19:07

A school programme in Bolivia is trying to fight obesity and malnutrition by promoting traditional local foods.

The foods provided to children are made with natural products and are native to the indigenous population.  

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from La Paz. 

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