According to new research, teens who were overweight were twice as likely to have gallstones compared to those with healthy weight, and the risk is four times higher in moderately obese teenagers:

Obesity or overweight lowers school grades in teenagers suffering from metabolic syndrome, even when they do not have a serious health complication.

Metabolic syndrome means that the person suffers from a group of risk factors that put him or her at a higher risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes type-2 or stroke.

And a study shows that obese kids are likely to have dull taste buds:
Another study shows that even moderate exercise has a variety of benefits for obese teens other than simply weight loss:
And this study found a link between parents’ stress and obesity in kids:
Another study found that obese kids respond differently to advertising for food:
And the latest research on childhood obesity and prevention:
And new research links childhood obesity and salt intake:

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