Childhood obesity prevention should begin early in life, possibly before birth

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 02:56 in Health & Medicine

BOSTON, Mass. (March 1, 2010) -- Efforts to prevent childhood obesity should begin far earlier than currently thought -- perhaps even before birth -- especially for minority children, according to a new study that tracked 1,826 women from pregnancy through their children's first five years of life.

Read the whole article on Science Blog

More from Science Blog

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net