Nutrition Business Journal

Another kind of crisis in the Middle East

Economics, climate and culture create opportunities for supplement companies

Think Americans have a problem with chronic disease? Compared to several countries in the Middle East, the United States almost looks healthy.

Amid rapid modernization, an influx of junk food, and oppressive heat that makes exercise difficult, countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and United Arab Emirates are facing a meteoric rise in diabetes, heart disease and obesity, outpacing even the United States as it slowly starts to get a handle on its own epid

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