Too little sleep = obese kids?
Seventeen percent of kids (age 2-19) are obese. A new study published in Pediatrics indicates that a lack of sleep might be a contributing factor. It found that children who consistently slept the least were 250% more likely to be obese than those who got adequate sleep.
This study adds to a growing body of evidence that is sending a strong message: it is time to “unplug” and go to bed—our health is suffering and our kids’ health is suffering.