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Kids With Regular Bedtimes May Have A Lower Obesity Risk, But Here’s Why There’s More To It 

A new study from Ohio State University released Monday has revealed some interesting correlations between family structures and childhood obesity as kids age. The study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, found that preschool children with regular bedtimes were less likely to become obese by age 11.

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Dr. Barry Sears

The same is probably true for the parents as any sleep disruption will cause an increase in both cortisol and insulin resistance, both of which are powerful accelerators of fat accumulation.

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