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Obese Children


Less sleep may lead to poor diet, obesity in kids

November 13, 2018 6:33 pm

According to the study, less sleep is linked to unhealthy dietary habits such as skipping breakfast, fast-food consumption and consuming sweets regularly in children, which leads to obesity.

Smartphone use before sleep may make your kid obese

December 08, 2017 10:29 pm

The findings revealed that children who used digital devices such as watching TV or playing games on smartphones before going to bed got an average of 30 minutes less sleep than those who did not.

Over 35 per cent of teenagers in Delhi obese: Survey

November 03, 2017 9:06 am

According to the survey, obesity not only hampers physical life, but also productivity, self-esteem and emotional wellness of children and adolescents.The rise in obesity among the teenagers can be attributed to various unhealthy lifestyle choices.

Little sleep may up heart disease risk in obese kids

March 09, 2014 2:07 pm

However, the association is not as clear in adolescents, an age group that is known to lack adequate sleep.

Fast food not driving childhood obesity?

January 16, 2014 3:44 pm

Study examined data acquired through the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) between 2007 and 2010.

Obesity may make kids stressed

December 21, 2013 12:07 pm

The body produces the hormone cortisol when a person experiences stress,said researchers.

Can’t resist fatty foods? Blame it on your genes

May 24, 2012 3:13 pm

Certain variations within genes,previously linked to obesity,may play a role in eating habits.