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Cuba opens up to culinary revolution

The health ministry says 45 per cent of adults in Cuba are overweight and 12 per cent suffer full obesity.


AT 65, Ramon Alfonso has seen a lot of history in his native Cuba. But this is the first time he has eaten a vegan salad. After decades of communist rule and centuries of eating meat and beans, the island is opening up - and so are its taste buds.

Sitting at Cafe Bohemia on