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A high BMI throughout childhood is associated with negative health outcomes in adulthood including obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to researchers in a paper, in Eating Behaviors. IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES/ENERGYY

Girls who gain weight rapidly at childhood are more likely to be obese at...

High childhood BMI, especially in girls, is linked to obesity at the age of 24. This new discovery enlights the importance of prevention in childhood and...