Thursday, May 16, 2013

Body mass index of low income African-Americans linked to proximity of fast food restaurants

 African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index (BMI) than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and this association was particularly strong among those with a lower income.
Body mass index of low income African-Americans linked to proximity of fast food restaurants

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