Chubby cherubs

 作者:牛嗄     |      日期:2019-03-07 05:10:01
BRITISH toddlers are getting tubbier. Peter Bundred of the University of Liverpool and his colleagues reviewed the medical records of over 60,000 children living in Wirral, north-west England, for the 10 years up to 1998. They found that over this period, the proportion of children under four years of age who were overweight increased from almost 15 per cent, to over 23 per cent. The total number of obese children nearly doubled to 9 per cent (British Medical Journal, vol 322,