Lack of access to green spaces raises obesity risk, study says

02/22/2013 | MedicalXpress.com

Low-income children are more likely to live in neighborhoods that lack access to green spaces that encourage play and exercise, predisposing them to reduced levels of physical activity, a study in Social Science and Medicine says. The findings suggest that less access to such areas may contribute to obesity, researchers said.

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