Obesity: Family Stress Is Linked to Overweight and Obesity

April 8, 2015 3:09 PM

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Obesity: Family Stress Is Linked to Overweight and Obesity

Childhood obesity has become such a big problem in the United States that the rate of obese adolescents—21%—exceeds the rate of overweight adolescents (14%). It’s been that way for the last decade.

Dr. Daphne Hernandez, assistant professor at the University of Houston, wants to figure out why despite our efforts, that rate hasn’t budged. “Many times when we’re designing interventions and prevention programs, they’re done in schools because that’s where we have ease of access to all these kiddo...

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