Study finds big BMI gains among elementary-school children

11/21/2011 |

Researchers gathered the height and weight measurements of kindergarten students from 1998 to 2007 and found the largest BMI percentage gain, 5.8%, was seen between first and third grades, a study in the journal Pediatrics found. They also found that Hispanic children and black girls had the most significant BMI percentile gains over time.

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