Data: One-fourth of older Finnish students are overweight

06/1/2010 | Helsinki Times (Finland)

As much as one-fourth of all Finnish children are overweight, according to the National Institute for Heath and Welfare. Experts say children are spending too much time watching television and getting too little sleep. According to data gathered from 2007-09, one in 10 toddlers and preschoolers are overweight, and among older students, the rate is one in four.

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