Why To Exercise Today Kids: Do Better In Math

Todays Kids In MathChildren, especially girls, who are persistently obese starting in kindergarten score lower in elementary school math than their normal-weight peers, a new study, published in the journal Child Development found.

The Sacramento Bee reports:

A lack of social acceptance could account for the lower test scores, researchers said. Obese children who do not feel accepted by their peers often exhibit feelings of loneliness, sadness and anxiety that can hinder their academic performance.

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