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According to the latest charts in the New York Times, countries in which people eat more quickly have faster growing economies than countries in which people linger over meals. The Gross National Product in such countries also suffered less severe declines last year. On the other hand, they exhibit higher rates of obesity. Coincidence? Maybe, but here’s another example of why food is such a powerful tool for examining major societal questions.