About one in three South Africans are overweight, according to the country’s first national health and nutrition survey. Conducted among about 25,000 people, the survey also found at about one in 10 South Africans were living with either high blood pressure or diabetes.
Live in a rural area? You could add as much as almost R3 extra to the price of basic foodstuffs like rice, according to National Agricultural Marketing Council.
As food prices continue to rise, we look at what it means to four South African dinner tables.