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World Diabetes Day, HEALA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

World Diabetes Day, HEALA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION

In recent years, it has become very clear that South Africans are consuming more ultra- processed foods that are high in sugar, salt, and saturated fat, contributing to an alarming increase in the numbers of obesity and higher levels of Noncommunicable Disease rates. This has resulted in an alarming increase in the number of South Africans suffering from diabetes, hypertension, and some cancers.