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Children In Daycare Likely To Be Overweight

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 1:19pm

Kids who regularly attend daycare are more likely to be overweight than those who stay at home with mom and dad, that's according to a new study.

It found kids between the ages of one and four, who stayed with an extended family member or in a daycare, were more likely to be become obese by the age of 10. That's compared to children who were cared for at home by the parents.

Researchers have not yet figured out the reason behind the weight difference. They say that diet and exercise need to be closely watched if you have a child in daycare.


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This new study definitely shocked everyone that kids whom are staying at home might be suffer from less risk of obesity in comparison to kids who attend Daycare. This features shows that parents are the best care taker of children and organization may be not properly figured out the lacks and possibilities of being overweight.

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