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Colombia, Part II: Exotic Fruits and The Food in General

There is an abundance of delicious and unique fruits in Colombia, from the tropical fruits to the fruits that grow only at high altitudes. Despite this bounty of fruits and the many markets filled with produce, people’s diets consist almost entirely of meat, corn, yuca, potatoes, plantain, and white rice. With its being full of meat and starches that offer essentially no nutrients, the traditional diet is sadly unhealthy, and it has been made even more so by the contagious spread of packaged junk food (e.g. candy bars, chips, sugary cereals). While they do eat a fair amount of avocado, […] more