Tag: weight

1. In 2019, a mean height difference of 20 cm or greater was estimated between adolescents in countries with the tallest populations such as the Netherlands, Estonia, Montenegro and those with the shortest populations such as Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Nepal. 2. The healthiest changes, considering both height and BMI...
1. Using Tanner staging of genital development and testicular volume as markers for puberty, this study found that overweight white and African American boys had earlier onset of puberty compared with normal weight boys. 2. Obese white and African American boys had later onset of puberty compared with overweight boys....
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...
Image: PD 1. Weight gain between 0 and 18 months of age is independently associated with childhood excess weight and poor cardiovascular health markers.  2. Breastfeeding for at least the first 6 months of life was associated with lesser weight gain.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Researchers investigated the potential effect...
Image: PD 1. Parents of overweight or obese teens reported more food restriction practices than parents of non-overweight teens.  2. Parents of non-overweight teens reported more pressure-to-eat practices than parents of overweight or obese teens.  3. Parents were more likely to use pressure-to-eat practices with sons than daughters.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study...