Topics » World   Oct. 29, 2012

Greece's Obesity Crisis

Cereal Aisle

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Cereal Aisle

Packaged foods, many of them imported, now dominate many Greeks' diets. Food companies often advertise that their vitamin-fortified products are more nutritious and hygienic than fresh local foods.

Jon Miller of Homelands Productions traveled to the Greek island of Crete to find out why its obesity rate has increased over the years. He took these photos along the way.