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Overweight children suffer more bullying at school

Overweight children suffer more bullying at school

Children who are overweight, in the age range between eight and eleven, are more likely to be harassed in high school regardless of their gender, race, ability to make friends or academic skills, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. In the United States, in many schools, more than half of the rooms are overweight children.

The study involved 821 American boys and girls between the ages of eight and 11. Of the total volunteers, 17% were obese and 15% were overweight. According to the monitoring results, the chance of an overweight child being bullied by their classmates is 63% greater than the chance of a healthy weight student to suffer the same bullying.

It has also been discovered that social skills or do not free children from prejudice. The report also pointed out that harassment, also known as bullying, is one of the problems that most afflict American parents.

A study from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) suggested that the later the baby snacks are introduced into the baby's diet, the risk of these children becoming overweight or obese adults. In addition, although the data are not conclusive, some studies show that breast milk protects the child against obesity.


Family and friends support is essential during pregnancy

Family and friends support is essential during pregnancy

Motherhood is a unique and special moment that marks a new phase in a woman's life. This phase brings with it important changes in the way the woman relates to her feelings and to the world. And what are these changes? We are unique beings with very different life histories and therefore every woman her maternity in a particular way.

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Alcohol abuse in adolescence impairs learning and socialization

Alcohol abuse in adolescence impairs learning and socialization

Alcohol is undoubtedly the drug most used by adolescents. Research conducted in 2012 by the IBGE showed that 50.3% of 9th grade students in Brazilian private and public schools have consumed alcohol at least once in their lifetime (being considered a trial of a beer can, a glass of wine or a dose of cachaça / whiskey).

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