Little kids' regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk

Study finds link between routines, emotions and weight. Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests. “This study provides more…

'Go to bed!' Late preschool bedtimes increase obesity risk

On July 16, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

 Can you read me another story? I’m thirsty. I’m not sleepy.” For parents of young children, these delaying tactics at bedtime will sound familiar. Though negotiating with a preschooler can be an exercise in futility, a new study suggests that preschoolers who go to bed by 8 p.m. have a…

Later bedtimes linked to greater weight gain

On October 2, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

For many people, adolescence and early adulthood is a period filled with late nights and partying. But a new study suggests these late nights may have negative implications for weight management. Researchers say later bedtimes in adolescence and young adulthood may lead to greater weight gain. Published in…