Saturday, May 05, 2007

Dads' Parenting Style Influences Childhood Obesity

A recent news release:

"The researchers found that fathers with permissive (no limits on their children) or disengaged parenting styles were more likely to have overweight or obese children, while fathers with a consistent (clear limits, following through with instructions, etc.) style were less likely to have children with a higher body mass index (BMI).

There was no association between the mothers' parenting styles and children's weight,"...[read more]

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