The diabetes rate is going sky high with Indian Canadians.
And butter and sugar are the culprits for 1 in 5 of diabetic adults.
At least 250,000 people are affected in British Columbia alone.
20% of Indian-Canadians and South Asians are diabetics, compared to 4.5% of Caucasians of European descent.
The majority have Type 2 diabetes, which they get mainly due to too little exercise and their being overweight from eating a great deal of fat and sugar.
The same old story given is that fat and sugar makes the food made taste better.
Traditionally, in the Indian sub continent those who are skinny are considered poor, whereas, those with some extra weight on their waist are considered wealthy and going places!

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