Stressed-out parents were found to be more likely to serve their children fast food, and, perhaps not surprisingly, more likely to have obese kids.
A study finds that stressed-out parents are more likely to skip cooking a healthy meal and opt for fast food. ©Kzenon/shutterstock.com
The study, published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, looked at survey responses from 2,119 parents and caregivers of kids ranging in age from 3 to 17. The researchers then measured stress based on self-reported data from the respondents.
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