New Study Finds Obese Kids Have Thinner Brains

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Kids’ waistlines are growing but their brains might actually be shrinking. A new study of almost 3,200 kid brains reveal that obese children tended to have a thinner prefrontal cortex that’s essential for behavior and decision making. Since the most important time for brain development is when you’re a kid, The Doctors stress how important it is to set a good example for your kids sharing it’s not just about their waistlines, but also their brain health.