Did you know: Fast Food Facts Part 7

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As you know that we have started our new Did you know series, for Fast Food Facts. If you are not aware of the previous fact, check following👇

Did you know: Fast Food Facts Part 6
  • Living Near Fast Food Restaurants is Linked to Obesity
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Can just living near a fast food restaurant increase your chances of being obese? While it may still require eating the food, since we don’t absorb calories through the air, studies have found that those living less than two miles from a fast food restaurant are more likely to have a high BMI. (Source)

  • Fast Food Ads are Linked to Overeating
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Chances are you live within a short distance of a McDonald’s, Subway or Burger King, but even if you don’t pass by one every day, you surely encounter their advertising. Activists have been pushing for years to remove these ads in the same way cigarette ads have largely been banned, as studies have found there is a link between being exposed to fast food ads and overeating. (Source)

  • More Than a Third of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day
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As public awareness of the negative effects of fast food is on the rise, you may find it shocking to learn that 34 percent of American kids eat fast food on a given day. (Source)

  • Fast Food Linked to Poor Academic Improvement in Kids
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While it’s important to take into account other systemic factors linked to poverty, the high number of children eating fast food on a daily basis is cause for concern. Eating those burgers and fries regularly has been linked to kids showing less academic improvement than their peers. (Source)

  • The Average American Spends $1,200 on Fast Food in a Year
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We often associate fast food with being the most affordable option available, but this unhealthy option weighs on our wallets over time too. The average American spends $1,200 a year on fast food. (Source)

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