Health & Fitness

December 9, 2013 12:00 AM

Creating a fast-food-free zone

Fast-food outlets near schools could put your kids on the fast track to obesity – and poorer school performance. And that’s particularly true for kids who live in urban areas with fast-food restaurants that are closer than grocery stores with fresh produce. It also disproportionately affects kids without resources who, understandably, opt for incredibly unhealthy but filling $1 meals.

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