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‘Obesity in children is determined by weight, parents’

‘Obesity in children is determined by weight, parents’

Obesity in children is for a part determined by the weight of their parents. According to new research the combination of the weight of father and mother for around 40 percent to determine whether the child is overweight.

The researchers from the university of Sussex compared the length and gewichtmaten of 100,000 children and their parents from six different countries: the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Indonesia, Spain and Mexico.

In Economics & Human Biology describe the researchers that they are by numbers from different countries to compare a clear image. “The countries are all other diets found, and so we can exclude the possibility that the power supply too much influence,” said principal investigator Peter Dolton.

The heredity seems to be the most effective for overweight children. In children who have a healthy or low BMI, the weight in 20 percent by their parents.

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