Health Rewind: Obesity Linked to Proximity to Fast Food Joints

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Black Women’s Obesity Linked to Proximity to Fast Food 

A recent study found that Black women who lived closer to places like Burger King and McDonalds were more likely to be obese compared to those who lived farther away from them. Researchers told the Daily Beast that perhaps zoning laws to move “fast food restaurants farther away from densely populated residential areas” might make a difference. 


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