Samoa obesity: Activists launch campaign to change locals' diet

The island nation of Samoa in the Pacific has one of the world's highest rates of obesity. But a campaign's under way to change that.

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    The island nation of Samoa in the Pacific has one of the world's highest rates of obesity.

    Imported fast food is favoured over natural, local produce.

    But a campaign's under way to change that.

    Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Apia, Samoa.


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