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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.


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