Many Kindergarteners Already on Road to Obesity, Study Finds
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|Mon, 11-28-2011 - 8:47am|
According to Health Day News:
Today's kindergarteners are heavier than kids brought up in the 1970s and 1980s and appear to be on the road to becoming overweight and obese in the years to come, a new study finds.
"It's not just kids who are already overweight getting more and more so, there is an entire shift. Even those who are normal weight are gaining weight," said lead study author Ashlesha Datar, senior economist at RAND Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif. READ MORE