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07 November 2011

Fast-food outlets nearby not a weight threat

Most people who live near fast-food restaurants aren't at increased risk for weight gain, but women may put on a few extra kilos, according to a new study.

Most people who live near fast-food restaurants aren't at increased risk for weight gain, but women may put on a few extra kilos, according to a new study.

The findings challenge the widely held belief that living near fast-food restaurants and other unhealthy food outlets has contributed to the rapid rise in Americans' weight over the past few decades.

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