Tag: childhood obesity

1. Overweight and obese children were significantly more likely to eat meals quickly and to eat in a room other than the kitchen. 2. Positive family dynamics during meals (e.g. group enjoyment, relationship quality, and warmth) were associated with a reduced prevalence of overweight and obese weight status in children. Study...
1. In a cross-sectional study of first graders, an elevated body mass index (BMI) was related to a slightly greater tendency to be identified by both teachers and peers as a victim of bullying and also as a bully perpetrator. 2. Among both boys and girls of differing BMIs, only...
1.  Compared to parents surveyed more than 10 years earlier, parents surveyed between the years 2005-2010 were more likely to believe that an overweight child 6-11 years of age was in the normal weight range. 2. The weight considered overweight by parents rose between the 2 studied time periods, with the...