Fast food does harm to the skeletal system of children – scientists

Children often consume products fast food, often have trouble with the bones. The fact that excess fat has a negative impact on the development of bone tissue, especially at an early age. Experts from the University of Southampton have proved this in the data analysis of 1107 children living in different areas.

The scientists compared the data on the state of bone system in children 4 and 6 years with information about the number of fast food restaurants near their residence. Data was forced to draw attention to themselves.

A high density of fast food restaurants in the area significantly increased the risk of reduced bone mineral density, increased fragility. Doctors warn that food from fast food places is sometimes a good option to eat for adults. Children should be fed extremely useful and healthy food that is balanced in nutritional value, proteins, fats and carbohydrates.

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