Castro’s Cuba: A public health phenomenon in the ’90s showed the effects of national weight loss – The Washington Post

The food shortage was severe enough that per-person calorie consumption dropped to about 2,400 calories a day in the 1990s, and typical adults lost about 10 pounds. At the same time, they had to exercise more by walking or riding bikes instead of taking buses.

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