Fruit, vegetable price hikes spur higher BMI in children

02/24/2014 | FoodNavigator

Higher fruit and vegetable prices were tied to BMI increases in middle-class and poorer children, according to a study in Pediatrics. Researchers said price hikes prompt parents to buy cheaper, calorie-rich products instead of healthier produce. Researchers also observed a link between higher soda prices and lower obesity risk in children.

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