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Zip code as important as genetic code in childhood obesity

Neighborhood supermarket and park proximity directly related to obesity, study finds.
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Study finds strong genetic component to childhood obesity

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Childhood body weight is strongly influenced by genes, scientists say. This study underlines the importance of genetic effects in childhood obesity, supporting the current thinking that children of obese parents are most at risk of ... Read Post

Proximity to convenience stores fosters child obesity, study finds

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

Childhood obesity is directly related to how close kids live to convenience stores, according to the preliminary findings of a major Canadian study.... Read Post

Zip Code as Important as Genetic Code in Childhood Obesity

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

Neighborhood supermarket and park proximity directly related to obesity, study finds Read Post


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