More Zs, fewer lbs

March 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;Mar2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p9
The article presents a study which identifies the strong risk of children who have inadequate sleep in becoming obese, according to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers. It states that the link between increased sleeping and reduced obesity risk was much stronger in boys than in girls. It also mentions that researchers reviewed 17 published studies on childhood obesity and sleep duration.


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