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Margaret Joseph sells grasshoppers to Ado Garba at her stall in the Maiduguri market. Jide Adeniyi-Jones for NPR hide caption

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So What Does A Deep-Fried Grasshopper Taste Like?

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German and Cameroonian kids were part of an experiment based on the classic "marshmallow test": Put a single treat before a child but tell the child if he or she waits, say, 10 minutes, a second treat will be given. Nathalie Dieterle for NPR hide caption

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Want To Teach Your Kids Self-Control? Ask A Cameroonian Farmer

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A chile-rubbed pork taco is topped with french fries in the Merced market in Mexico City. The taco costs 10 pesos — less than 50 cents. Cheap, high-calorie food is contributing to Mexico's obesity problem. Meghan Dhaliwal/for NPR hide caption

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Pork Tacos Topped With Fries: Fuel For Mexico's Diabetes Epidemic

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Dr. Tonatiuh Barrientos Gutierrez, an epidemiologist in Mexico City, jogs near his home in the southern part of the capital. He says it's hard to run on the city's streets. Meghan Dhaliwal/for NPR hide caption

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In Diabetes Fight, Lifestyle Changes Prove Hard To Come By In Mexico

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A fall armyworm — actually a caterpillar — takes a bite out of corn and other crops. Jayne Crozier/Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International hide caption

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It Came From The Americas — And It's Bad News For Africa

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