Smoking mothers taking children to obesity

children obesity due to mothers smoking According to a study from Japan, children whose mother did smoking even in the early stage of pregnancy have three times more chances of getting overweight later in life. The same Japanese study also finds that children, whose mother had the tendency of skipping breakfast during pregnancy, have 2.4 times more chances of having obesity later in life (Via – Yahoo News).

This study included 1400 Japanese women who gave birth between April 1991 and March 1997. The researchers gathered the data of 1000 of their children by the age of 9 or 10. The study results were presented at a meeting of public health experts in Japan last week and will be carried in a North American magazine to be published in December.


Written by Brad

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