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Study: Kids to blame for parents bad health

A University of Minnesota study suggests kids may be to blame for the bad health habits of their parents.

April 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A University of Minnesota study suggests kids may be to blame for the bad health habits of their parents.

The study found that mothers with young children ate more calories and drank more sugary drinks than women without children. The study also found that people with kids were less active than those without kids.

The study suggests new parents are so busy taking care of their kids that they aren't spending as much time taking care of themselves.