TUCSON, Ariz. 1/23/2007 08:03 PM GMT (TransWorldNews)
Results from a recent study yield stronger evidence to correlate fast food with increased body weight.
Researchers reported that a collection of nearly 3,400 young adults were tested for a decade, and with each fast food meal they ingested, their body mass index (BMI) went up by a significant percentage.
For today’s American, almost half of their calorie intake – 42 percent – comes from food eaten away from home each year, researchers said. This represents an increase from previous decades and occurs when obesity rates among Americans are on the rise.
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