The study, conducted by the University of Southampton, took into account 240 children at three different stages of their childhood: 4 years, 6-7 years and 8-9 years. The study showed that girls have a body mass index and fat mass similar to their mothers, while there were no similar correlations between mothers and sons, nor between fathers and sons or daughters.
Daughters of obese or overweight women are more likely to develop the same condition, while sons are not. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by the University of Southampton and published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Source: TG 24 Sky
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