Study: "Helicopter parents" may increase children's risk for obesity

09/11/2011 | MSN · Daily Mail (London), The

Parents who show too much concern while their children play may cause the youths to be less active and put them at risk of childhood obesity, a study to be published in the American Journal for Preventive Medicine found. Experts said these so-called "helicopter parents" usually interrupt their child's active play, which in turn makes the child more sedentary.

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