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"Weight fate" predicts obesity in adults from childhood weight


If your kids are overweight by the age of five.
        Chances are good that they'll be obese later in life.
   
Researchers from Emory University looked at more than 77-hundred kids who were in Kindergarten in 1998.
     
The so called "weight-fate" accurately predicted that the overweight kids, were four times more likely to become obese during the nine year period they studied.