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CDC Report: U.S. Kids Are Eating More Fast Food

CDC Report: U.S. Kids Are Eating More Fast Food

MORE THAN A THIRD OF U.S. children and adolescents consumed fast food on a given day during a recent four-year period – and the share of calories they're consuming has been rising, according to a new federal report. The report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, found that 36.3% of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 consumed fast food on any given day between 2015 and 2018.

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