Neighborhood Food Stores and Weight

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The food sources in your neighborhood can affect your weight. In this retrospective study, the body mass of more than 7,000 fifth graders was measured in 2004 and again in 2007 (when they were in eighth grade). The authors then looked at the ZIP Code Business Patterns that counted the number of food stores in…

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Journal of Adolescent Health, 01/16