Fast food consumption and increased caloric intake: a systematic review of a trajectory towards weight gain and obesity risk.

@article{Rosenheck2008FastFC,
  title={Fast food consumption and increased caloric intake: a systematic review of a trajectory towards weight gain and obesity risk.},
  author={Rachel E Rosenheck},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={535-47}
}
Consumption of fast food, which have high energy densities and glycemic loads, and expose customers to excessive portion sizes, may be greatly contributing to and escalating the rates of overweight and obesity in the USA. Whether an association exists between fast food consumption and weight gain is unclear. Sixteen studies (six cross sectional, seven prospective cohort, three experimental) meeting methodological and relevance criteria were selected for inclusion in this systematic review… CONTINUE READING
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