How Fast Food Leads to Health Problems

Fast Food and Allergies

In a large study of over 300,000 children, researchers concluded that individuals who consumed fast food more than twice a week had a 30 percent increased risk of severe asthma, hay fever and eczema. Asthma and eczema can also be signs of food allergy.

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January 31, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014