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‘Healthy’ fast food proves profitable, though misleading

Have you ever walked into a fast-food restaurant, planning to grab a salad, only to find yourself walking out with a double cheeseburger and...

Body mass index of low income African-Americans linked to proximity of...

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...

Eating fast food linked to depression

According to a recent study headed by scientists from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Granada, eating commercial...

Ban on fast-food ads reduced consumption of junk food

With mounting concerns over childhood obesity and its associated health risks in the U.S., would a ban on junk-food advertising aimed at children be...

Calorie labeling has no effect on teenagers’ or parents’ food purchases

(New York, NY) February 15, 2011 -- A new study led by an NYU School of Medicine investigator and published in the February 15, 2011, Advance Online Publication, International Journal of Obesity, challenges the idea that calorie labeling has an e...

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