Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 19th, 2008
SDSU public health researcher Guadalupe X. Ayala has found that consuming foods at the home of relatives, neighbors or friends once a week or more is associated with a higher risk of obesity in children.
Youngsters who ate away from home often drank more sugar-sweetened beverages and ate more sweet and savory snacks, such as chips and ice cream.
This research is the first to consider settings outside the home, apart from restaurants, as potential risk...
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