Adults living near fast-food outlets get more calories

05/6/2011 | HealthDay News

Study data in the American Journal of Public Health linked living within 5 miles of fast-food restaurants with higher calorie intake for black adults under age 55. The study did not link fast-food availability to BMI or waist circumference in this group, but researchers wrote that the "availability of fast food restaurants around their homes is associated with energy intake."

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