Mary Yannakoulia, PhD, of Harokopio University in Athens, and colleagues report ant children and teens who eat more than just three meals a day are 20% less likely of being overweight or obese, especially in boys. The study, which was recently published in Pediatrics, involved a meta-analysis of 10 cross-sectional studies and one case-control study, which included about 19,000 children ages 2 to 19 years. The study covered different countries, including the US, Brazil and Mediterranean countries. Most studies used self-reports or caregiver reports of eating frequency, which compared the standard three meals with four to five or more eating […]Continue reading Eating Small Frequent Meals for Thinner Kids
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