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Birth Order Link To Being Overweight, University of Auckland Study


2/7/2014 6:21:59 AM

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First-born children may be more likely than second-borns to be overweight in later life. A small study of middle-aged men living in New Zealand found children born first into their family were about one stone (7kg) heavier and had a bigger BMI than second-borns. They also had more insulin resistance, which can lead to health problems.

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