Source: CNN

A new study found that only-children face a higher risk for obesity than children who have siblings.

Researchers found that children without siblings had worse eating habits and supports previous studies which have found only-children to be more overweight and obese.

Though researchers haven’t been able to pinpoint why that is, some studies suggest that parents with only one child are more likely to praise their children and reward them with food, or be less controlling of food choices.

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‘Only-Children’ More Prone to Obesity than Children with Siblings

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