Parents who set, stick to rules may help kids stay slim

January 6, 2014

By Kathleen Doheny Parents who set firm rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time, and physical activity tend to have children of healthier weights, a new Australian study finds. “Children of parents who set consistent rules have a slightly lower body mass index (BMI); they’re thinner,” said study author Pauline Jansen. Both mothers and […]

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