How Effective Was a Los Angeles Fast-Food Ban? Well… | TheBlaze.com


shutterstock_145216813-620x413In 2008, Los Angeles instituted restrictions on fast-food restaurants in the hope they would reduce and prevent incidents of obesity. A new study says the effort has done no such thing.

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In fact, the research published in the journal Social Science & Medicine found that overweight and obesity rates in South Los Angeles and other neighborhoods actually increased faster than other parts of the city after the law’s restrictions were instituted, according to a news release about the study.

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