Study: High obesity rates may be tied to the free market

12/22/2011 | Huffington Post, The

Countries with the greatest number of fast-food restaurants, such as the U.S. and Canada, appear to have higher obesity rates in men and women than do countries with lower fast-food availability, according to a study in Critical Public Health. The findings suggest that the free market may play a key role in obesity, said lead researcher Roberto De Vogli.

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