Fast food bad for kids’ bone health

Be careful on the mix of shops in your neighbourhood! A UK study suggests that the more fast food outlets, the poorer infant bone health.

More than a thousand children living in the county of Hampshire, UK, were included in the study, and had DXA scans either within two weeks of birth or at age four or six years.

For the newborns, bone density and bone mineral content decreased with the number of fast food outlets