About 50 years ago, Rodriguez says, Chile’s biggest nutrition-related difficulties were related to malnutrition. Now its problems are the type associated with nations that, for the most part, do not experience food insecurity. The ready availability of convenient, packaged food has changed the country’s eating habits. Particularly in the past 20 years, Rodriguez says, the consumption of packaged food has risen in Chile, across all economic strata and in both rural and urban populations.
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