Kids whose parents lay down a lot of rules without communicating with their children are at the greatest risk of obesity.
The findings of a recent study suggest that obese children may experience more difficulty with solving problems and answering questions than their slimmer classmates.
Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. While promising, it’s not proof that the nation has turned a corner in the battle against childhood obesity, some experts say.
Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.
Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations — an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day.
In a crackdown against child obesity, schoolchildren are being refused second helpings of food at lunchtime.
A new study found that parental stress is linked with obese children.
The findings of a new study indicate a possible relationship between mothers who suffer from symptoms of depression and children who are obese, especially in low-income families living in urban areas.
Researchers from University College London found that 30 percent of the difference between the body weight of one child and another can be explained by their genes.
New research indicates that children are consuming fewer calories than they did at the turn of the century.