‘Weight Fate’ Set Early
Study: Kids’ obesity risk starts before school age
By Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer
Published: February 4, 2014

Those efforts to fight obesity in schools? Think younger. A new study finds that much of a child’s “weight fate” is set by age 5, and that nearly half of kids...
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