Proximity to fast food, supermarkets doesn't affect kids' weight

06/22/2009 | Yahoo!

Indiana researchers said an analysis of 10 years of data on more than 60,000 children found that living near a fast-food restaurant does not make youngsters fat and living near a grocery store that sells fresh fruits and vegetables does not keep kids thin. However, living near certain recreational facilities was linked to lower BMIs, the study showed.

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