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Dear parents, is your child overweight? Blame your neighbourhood fast food outlet

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Dear parents, is your child overweight? Blame your neighbourhood fast food outlet

Residing in a suburb full of restaurants peddling junk food may not be the best for your kid. The diet of young children is influenced by the local food environment. Children who live near fast food outlets are more likely to gain weight compared with those living farther away, new research suggests. This is worrying as a recent Indian study found that in 35 years, obesity has doubled among children . Moreover, an international journal predicted that there 


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