gluttony kills more than the sword

gluttony kills more than the sword

proverb Excessive and unhealthy eating habits are more harmful to people's health than war. The nation is constantly calling for greater military interventions, when it should be focusing on the rampant obesity problems within its own population. Gluttony kills more than the sword, after all.
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