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March 2, 2019 | Spain Ranked the World’s Healthiest Country–It’s The Food!

Danielle Park

Portfolio Manager and President of Venable Park Investment Counsel (www.venablepark.com) Ms Park is a financial analyst, attorney, finance author and regular guest on North American media. She is also the author of the best-selling myth-busting book "Juggling Dynamite: An insider's wisdom on money management, markets and wealth that lasts," and a popular daily financial blog: www.jugglingdynamite.com

When visiting Spain it is obvious that fresh locally-grown food there is remarkably diverse and affordable, while junk food is rare and expensive in comparison.  Not surprisingly, the population has a body mass normalacy reminiscent of North America 40 years ago.  Other governments must take note and tax junk and processed foods while helping to make fresh and locally-grown foods readily available.  Our present system is subsidizing junk producers by forcing unsustainable sick care costs and waste management on to taxpayers.

According to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain is now the world’s healthiest country.  Here is a direct video link.

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March 2nd, 2019

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