Study: Kids' Obesity Risk Starts Before Age Five

Study: Kids' Obesity Risk Starts Before Age Five

January 29, 2014 Updated Jan 29, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST

A child's 'weight fate' starts early in life.

A new study found nearly half of kids who became obese by 8th grade were already overweight in kindergarten, and a large number of them developed obesity in the first years of primary school.

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