Physical activity may not be a key factor in childhood obesity

04/18/2013 | FoodNavigator

Data on 119 preschool children ages 3 to 6 revealed normal-weight and overweight or obese participants did not show significant differences in physical activity levels, suggesting that exercise rates may not be an important factor in childhood obesity. However, researchers found children with lower socioeconomic status had greater BMI and media consumption. The findings were published in PLoS One.

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