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Many Kindergarteners Already on Road to Obesity, Study Finds
Date:11/23/2011

on fast food and restaurant food, which tend to pack more calories than home-cooked food.

"This study reinforces what people are noticing, and it's a little discouraging," said Rocchini. "The incidence of obesity is going up because everybody is getting heavier," he said.

For health reasons, it's important to get a child's weight gain under control, he added. A study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that obese children who became obese adults were at much higher risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis.

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The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has more on childhood obesity.

SOURCES: Ashlesha Datar, Ph.D., senior economist, RAND Corp., Santa Monica, Calif.; Albert Rocchini, M.D., professor, pediatrics, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan; December 2011, Pediatrics


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