'Children with access to greater vari...

'Children with access to greater variety of food outlets have healthier diets'

A wider range of food outlets near homes and schools has been linked to healthier diets in children, according to new research. The study, carried out by NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, looked at the diets of more than 1,000 six-year-olds in the Hampshire city to see the impact of the local environment and access to food outlets.

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