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Florida is home to seven of the top 10 fast food cities in the U.S., according to a recent analysis of data from the 2015 census and from These cities have the most fast food joints per 100,000 residents, according to Careers in Public Health.

The top cities include the Florida cities of Pensacola, Ocala, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Orlando, Kissimmee and Bradenton.

These 10 Cities Have the Most Fast Food Restaurants in the US
Cities with the most fast food options.
Source: Careers in Public Health

Somewhat shockingly, Florida has the eighth lowest obesity rate in the U.S. Roughly 26% of adults there are obese. Meanwhile, Arkansas, the most obese state in America, has an obesity rate of 36%.

Roughly one out of three children will eat fast food on a given day, according to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But it's still not clear how fast food plays into the complex issue of obesity. The Atlantic noted that fast food consumption is fairly consistent among children of all income levels — which negates the commonly held assumption that fast food is linked to obesity in lower-income families.

How are low-income communities vulnerable to obesity? Supermarkets offering sugary goods could play a role, The Atlantic suggested. Cheap, tempting junk foods on supermarket shelves might be more destructive than Big Macs when it comes to American health.

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Price of coffee at 10 fast-food places
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Price of coffee at 10 fast-food places


McCafe premium roast coffee, small: $1.00

Burger King

Smooth roast coffee, small: $1.00

Krispy Kreme

Coffee (smooth, rich, or decaf), small: $1.59

Dunkin' Donuts

Hot coffee, small: $1.59

Tim Hortons

Coffee (original blend, dark roast or decaf): $1.59

Caribou Coffee

Coffee of the day, small: $1.69

Panera Bread

Hot coffee, small: $1.89


Freshly brewed coffee, tall: $1.85

Bruegger's Bagels 

House blend coffee, small: $1.99


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