Study Finds No Link Between Kids’ Food Environment, Diet
A new RAND Corporation study did not find a connection between childhood obesity rates and how close children lived to fast food restaurants and grocery stores. For the study -- published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine -- researchers examined 13,000 California children.Â
- "Study: No Link Between Obesity and Fast Food Outlets Near California Kids' Homes" (O'Neil, "KPCC News," KPCC, 3/6).
- "Are Poor Neighborhoods Really Food Deserts?" (Aliferis, "State of Health," KQED, 3/6).