In a recent study, researchers noted a “modest but clinically meaningful increased likelihood of obesity” in people residing in districts with lots of signs and billboards on outdoor foods or fast food compare to areas without these advertisements. Previous studies showed the prevalence of fast-food ads in low-income, minority areas and the impact of marketing fast foods. Since obesity has been a pressing health problem, Dr. Lenard Lesser who conducted the study wanted to find out the contributory factors leading to eating too much fast foods or processed foods. The study examined 200 census districts from a crowded population area […]Continue reading Outdoor Fast-Food Ads Make People Fat
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