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Obese Children Worse at Math?posted @3:23pm ET on July 10, 2012
We all know that childhood obesity is a huge problem in this country, and that being overweight as a child can have significant health repercussions later in life. Studies are now showing that, mentally, obesity in children is damaging to self-esteem - which can have unexpected consequences.
One such unexpected consequence? Lower math testing scores.
The study, published in the Child Development journal, indicates that "obese elementary school children perform worse on math tests than their normal weight peers."
But this isn't due to being less smart than their normal weight peers. Researchers pose that obese children face self-esteem and anxiety issues that interfere with their learning.
Click the link to watch the full video about the study - Why Obese Children Perform Poorly in Math
You can also read more about the study and its results by clicking on this link: Childhood Obesity Affects Math Performance
All the more reason to get your children involved in a healthy lifestyle!
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