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Parenting style and environment linked to childhood obesity

A study of tens of thousands of children and their location, economic level, and other characteristics of their family and neighborhood showed parenting style combined with environment affect children’s risk of obesity. “Parents tend to feed their children food instead of attention. And the affordable food is highly processed unhealthy food.” More details from the study, on Access Sacramento.

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This entry was posted on February 15, 2016 by in Access Sacramento, Print and tagged .

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