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Babies born big more likely to have weight problems later

Babies born big more likely to have weight problems later

The study, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, looked at 10,186 children across the US, both those born at term and those born prematurely. 

Is your child obese? They may be at risk of developing hip disease!

Is your child obese? They may be at risk of developing hip disease!

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disease of adolescence.

Genes, environment play roles in childhood obesity

Genes, environment play roles in childhood obesity

When children don`t learn effective self-regulation skills during those early critical years, studies have shown they may be at a greater risk of becoming obese.

India harbours second highest number of obese children in the world; China tops list!

India harbours second highest number of obese children in the world; China tops list!

The alarming study also found that 14.4 million kids in the country have excess weight.

Women beware! Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy may up child obesity risk

Women beware! Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy may up child obesity risk

A new study has showed that babies born to women who drank at least diet beverages per day during pregnancy were more likely to be overweight or obese at age 7.

Following a routine bed time could help lower obesity risk for your children!

Following a routine bed time could help lower obesity risk for your children!

Those children with greater emotional dysregulation were more likely to be obese later, researchers said.

Weighing over 17 kgs at just eight months, baby girl in Punjab leaves doctors perplexed!

Weighing over 17 kgs at just eight months, baby girl in Punjab leaves doctors perplexed!

 Her excessive weight has also led her to have breathing and sleeping problems.

Beware: The reason for your child's obesity could be you!

Beware: The reason for your child's obesity could be you!

For the thinnest child their BMI is 10 per cent due to their mother and 10 per cent due to their father, whereas, for the fattest child this transmission is closer to 30 per cent due to each parent.

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents considered them to be overweight at age four or five tended to gain more weight by age 14 or 15.

Childhood obesity: Simple tips how parents can prevent this condition in kids!

Childhood obesity has become very common nowadays and there are many reasons for it.

By 2025, chronic obesity set to affect 268 million kids globally: Study

Obesity alone rises from 76 million children in 2010 to 91 million by 2025, the study, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, said.

Here's why teenagers become obese at puberty!

The study also found that teenagers exercise less during puberty, adding to the calorie excess that underlies obesity. 

Delivery by caesarean section raises kid's obesity risk

Although caesarean section deliveries are a necessary lifesaving procedure in many cases, they also include known risks to mothers and newborns.

Is childhood antibiotic use linked to obesity?

As the obesity rate continues to skyrocket in the US, scientists across the country are combing the health records of 1.6 million kids to determine if childhood antibiotic use causes weight gain later in life.

This is what childhood obesity can do to your child's health now, later!

Obesity does not only affect your child's physical health, but also have adverse effects on their social and emotional well-being.

Mothers gaining weight excessively during pregnancy can make newborn babies fat

Zee Media Bureau

New York: This news is especially for all those soon-to-be mothers. Researchers have said that obesity during pregnancy is not good for babies as it can make them prone to childhood obesity.

Mindfulness could help prevent obesity in children

Researchers believe that the practice of mindfulness can increase response inhibition and decrease impulsivity.

Slow chewing keeps childhood obesity at bay

The University of California study found that waiting 30 seconds in between bites of food allows children to realize they're no longer hungry before they overeat, preventing excessive weight gain.

India could be hit by a tsunami of obesity!

India stares at a huge epidemic of obesity, a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) finds.

Social media `may help overcome childhood obesity`

Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, researchers say.