Study: Proximity of fast-food outlets affects children's weight

02/16/2014 | Science World Report

Children in areas close to fast-food outlets had increased odds of obesity, with older children at higher risk because of greater freedom of choice, according to a U.K. study published in Health & Place. The results suggest that anti-obesity policies should include ways to reduce the concentration of unhealthy food outlets, researchers said.

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