Netherlands tops world in food quality: Study

The Hague, Jan 16: The Netherlands is the number one place in the world when it comes to food quality and eating, an international study showed Wednesday.

In the ‘Good Enough to Eat Index’, where the food situation in 125 countries was compared by the global non-profit organisation Oxfam, the Netherlands scored highest for lack of malnutrition and undernourishment and for access to safe water, Xinhua reported.

The Netherlands also made top place thanks to the relatively low food prices and diabetes levels, and better nutritional diversity than its European rivals, the report noted.

However, the country scored poorly on obesity. Almost one in five of its population (19 percent) has a body mass index of more than 30.