Study: Home-schooled children have better diet, less body fat

10/25/2013 | Healio (free registration)

Home-schooled children have better diets than traditionally schooled students do, but the groups are similar in the time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity, University of Colorado researchers reported in the journal Obesity. Study data showed that children who attended schools had higher BMI and body-fat readings, higher energy intake and adiposity levels, and poorer diet quality than home-schooled children did.

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