Research IDs 7 risk factors behind childhood obesity

07/15/2013 | DailyRx.com

Gender, birth weight, early weight gain, breast-feeding practices, prenatal smoking, pre-pregnancy weight and paternal weight were factors that influenced children's risk of being overweight at age 3, a U.K. study showed. The findings, based on data on more than 13,000 children, were published in the journal Pediatrics.

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