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Kids Get 12% Calories From Fast Food

U.S. children get as much as 12 percent of their calories from fast food, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics. The report claims that a third of kids eat fast food daily. Fast food is especially prevalent among teenagers, who got 17 percent of their calories from such meals in 2010-2011. Children aged 2 to 11, in comparison, get 9 percent of their calories from fast food, while adults get 11 percent, researchers reported.