Further Reading

Childhood Overweight and Obesity home page, prepared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

S. Ornes. “Kids with ‘adult’ problems.” Science News for Kids. July 2, 2012.

S. Ornes. “Sweets on the brain.” Science News for Kids. June 28, 2012.

S. Ornes. “Fat weighs heavy on the brain.” Science News for Kids. April 13, 2011.

J. Raloff. “Few Americans eat right.” Science News blog. Sept. 29, 2010.

J. Raloff. “Body fat linked to late puberty in boys.” Science News blog. Feb. 2, 2010.

J. Raloff. “To limit sweet indulgences, chew, chew, chew.” Science News blog. April 20, 2009.

J. Raloff. “Do People Know When They're Overweight?Science News blog. April 21, 2006.

J. Raloff. “When kids eat out.” Science News blog.  Oct. 5, 2005.

E. Sohn. “Heavy sleep.” Science News for Kids. Dec. 12, 2007.