Majority of Today's Children Predicted to Be Obese by Age 35

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Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts found that more than half of today's children are expected to be obese at 35 years of age. The results of the study are published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Ward ZJ, Long MW, Resch SC, Giles CM, Cradock AL, Gortmaker SL. Simulation of growth trajectories of childhood obesity into adulthood. N Eng J Med. 2017;377:2145-2153.

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