Corner Stores a Threat to City Kids' Waistlines?

Most teachers who have worked in low-income urban areas have seen the corner store snack ritual, and likely thought it was unhealthy. But for the first time, obesity researchers have attempted to quantify just how much city kids eat at corner stores after school. A new study in the journal Pediatrics examined the after school snacking habits of 10, K-8 Philadelphia schools where 50 percent of students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. The results showed that city kids consumed...Full Story
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