Study links easy fast-food access to higher BMI in blacks

05/17/2013 | HealthDay News

Blacks living in areas with easy access to fast-food restaurants showed higher BMIs than those in communities without such chains nearby, a study on the website of the American Journal of Public Health revealed. Researchers also noted a 2.4% decrease in participants' BMI for every additional mile between their homes and the closest fast-food chain.

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