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One-Third Of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day

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One-Third Of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day

One-Third Of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day

More than a third of American children and eat fast food each day.

The figures are according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

According to the CDC, in 2018, 36% of young people ate fast food every day.

UPI reports that this is an increase from 34% in 2011.

The study found that up to 14% of kids obtained 25% to 45% of their daily calories from fast food.

The percentage is higher for Black children, at 17%, and Hispanic children, at 15%, than White children, at 13%.


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