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Whatís making the kids fat? Part II

Ted Balaker
May 16, 2006, 12:32pm

Plenty of researchers are anxious to find that suburbia makes us fat, but those of us who grew up running around and climbing trees in big backyards might be more likely to appreciate how certain aspects of suburban living actually encourage healthy living: Researchers also uncovered other rather obvious points: active parents are more likely to have active kids; healthy kids are more likely to have parents who limit their TV-watching and stick healthy food in the fridge. Article here; via Peter Gordon. Related: Sprawl Brawl Continues Related: Make Up Your Mind Related: What's making the kids fat?

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