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Fast food pushing up US obesity

With global obesity rising, health groups want stricter controls on junk food advertising.

    Health groups are urging stricter controls on junk food advertising, to help prevent children from choosing fattening foods.

    The call came at a week-long obesity conference in Sweden, which ended on Thursday.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York, where economics play a big role in Americans' food choices.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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