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When it comes to addressing the obesity epidemic, fast food restaurants are a favorite target, with some communities, such as the city of Los Angeles, going so far as to ban the construction of new, standalone fast food restaurants in neighborhoods with a high density of fast food restaurants that are also plagued by a high obesity rate.
Over half of inner city school-kids in deprived areas may be consuming fast foods/drinks at least twice a week, if the findings from one London borough are applicable elsewhere.
Corporate Accountability International, an advocacy group that challenges corporate abuse and fights for corporate accountability to public interests, is leading a larger campaign to persuade McDonald’s and other fast food outlets from marketing unhealthy food to kids.
Most studies of the food choices available near public schools have focused on fast food outlets rather than the full range of options available to schoolchildren.
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