Overweight parents can lead to overweight children


By AGENCY

Weight problems can be passed down from parent to child as kids learn behaviours from their parents. — Filepic

A British study investigating potential associations between overweight and obese parents, and the risk of inter-generational transmission to their children, concluded that the impact of parents’ overweight differs depending on the age and gender of the children.

It also varies according to maternal or paternal influences.

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Child health , obesity , overweight

   

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