Bad News On Fast Food

Asthma and allergies are on the rise, especially in developed countries, researchers say. A recent study looked at 400,000 children from 51 different countries. The study found older teens who ate more fast food were 39% more likely to have severe asthma, where 27% of younger children were. However, children who ate more fruit during the week– even if it was below the recommended amount daily, their chances were 11-14% less to have symptoms.

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