Tag: kids

This Is What Happens When You Tease Kids about Their Weight, According to Science

Some parents believe that getting teased at school might help their kid develop a thick skin—but if it’s about their weight, the ridicule actually only makes matter worse. According to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, teasing children about their weight leads to more weight gain over

Spoon-fed babies at higher risk of becoming obese, researchers find

Are you setting up your baby to become obese by spoon-feeding them? Dr. Amy Brown certainly thinks so. The Swansea University associate professor has asserted that a baby-led feeding approach is superior to the traditional spoon-feeding style. The idea that babies who feed themselves are healthier and more adventurous eaters is one

Proposed California law would make it illegal for restaurants to serve soda as the default beverage with kids’ meals

If you’ve ever dined out with children, you’re probably aware that kids’ menus in restaurants leave a lot to be desired. In fact, the choices usually go something like this: burgers made with questionable meat and fillers, deep-fried chicken nuggets, or perhaps pizza served with a side of French fries