Mothers’ monitoring of media tied to kids’ weight

May 7, 2014

By Andrew M. Seaman Children whose mothers pay close attention to how much time they spend watching TV and playing video games tend to weigh less, according to a new study. Researchers found that mothers who were more active in their media supervision had children who were thinner at age 7 and who gained less […]

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Preschool obesity and food insecurity link

February 8, 2013

U.S. children whose early years were spent in food insecurity and who have obese mothers are more likely to be obese in preschool, researchers say. Study leader Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras of the Department of Nutrition at the Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences in Boston said the research is based on analysis of more […]

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