Study: Home-schooled children have better diets, less body fat

10/25/2013 | Healio (free registration)

Home-schooled children have higher-quality diets than their traditionally schooled peers, but the groups are similar in the amount of time spent doing moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, University of Colorado Denver researchers reported in the journal Obesity. Study data showed children who attended regular schools had higher BMI and body fat readings and higher energy intake and adiposity levels than home-schooled children.

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