Fast Food Is as Bad For Kids’ Brains as It Is for Their Bodies, Science Finds

Posted by Mike Confino, December 30, 2014

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Michelle Obama’s war on fatty foods in schools is vindicated. Research from The Ohio State University suggests that the amount of fast food a child eats is proportional to his or her scores on academic tests.

The study, which evaluated 11,740 students on their testing performances in reading, literacy, science, and mathematics in the fifth and eighth grades, found that the more frequently children reported eating fast food in the fifth grade, the less improved their test scores were by the eighth grade.

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