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Less sleep may lead to poor diet, obesity in kids

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

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

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

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?

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

Obesity may make kids stressed

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


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

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