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Monday, April 30, 2012

OVERWEIGHT PARENTS

Boys whose parents were overweight were 5.7 times more likely to be overweight at the age of 16

Boys with parents who were overweight or obese both before pregnancy and after a 16-year follow-up were 5.7 times more likely to be overweight or obese at the age of 16 than children whose parents were not overweight or obese according to a recent study from Finland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 8:59 am | [0] comments

OVERWEIGHT PARENTS

Girls whose parents were overweight were 14.8 times more likely to be overweight at the age of 16

Girls with parents who were overweight or obese both before pregnancy and after 16-year follow-up were 14.8 times more likely to be overweight or obese at the age of 16 than children whose parents were not overweight or obese according to a recent study from Finland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 8:49 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Teenage girls tend to eat like their mothers, teenage sons do not

Teenage girls tend to have eating problems, especially emotional eating, if their mothers do, whereas teenage boys do not share this with their mothers according to a new study from Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 10, 2005 4:06 am | [0] comments

Friday, November 05, 2004

Children of overweight parents 13-15 times more likely to become obese

"Young children whose parents are overweight are 13 to 15 times more likely to become obese young adults regardless of the child's [current weight]," according to William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D. from the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 05, 2004 12:59 pm | [0] comments

Childhood obesity: Counseling parents helps childfen lose more weight than counseling the children

Counseling parents helps obese children lose considerably more weight than counseling the children themselves according to research from Israel. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 05, 2004 12:39 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Overweight parents dramatically increases the risk of children being becoming obese

"Young children whose parents are overweight are 13 to 15 times more likely to become obese young adults regardless of the child's [current weight]," according to William H. Dietz, M.D., Ph.D. from the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 20, 2004 11:09 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 12, 2004

Overweight: How much influence from parents?

OBESE PARENTS ARE MORE COMMON among obese females than obese males, and are more common in blacks than whites. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 12, 2004 10:08 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Mother’s obesity affects a child’s fat intake

A CHILD'S FAT INTAKE seems to be influenced by an obese mother, but not an obese father, according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 07, 2004 2:41 pm | [0] comments
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