Ethnicity influences obesity risk in study

06/12/2013 | News.com.au (Australia)

An Australian study in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health found that primary-school children of Middle Eastern and Asian descent with low socioeconomic status were more likely than their counterparts with English-speaking backgrounds to become overweight, be inactive and eat a less-healthy diet. Researchers also noted a higher obesity risk among Asian boys than girls and said Middle Eastern girls face weight issues regardless of their socioeconomic status.

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