By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Feb. eighteen, 2020 (HealthDay Information) — Very little ones who remain up late may well have a bigger risk of turning into obese by the time they are school-age, a new analyze implies.

Scientists uncovered that young children who routinely obtained to slumber after 9 p.m. tended to get far more entire body excess fat involving the ages of 2 and 6. In contrast with youngsters who experienced earlier bedtimes, they experienced more substantial raises in equally waistline measurement and entire body mass index (BMI) — an estimate of entire body excess fat based mostly on peak and body weight.

The results do not verify that later on bedtimes result in surplus body weight get, said Dr. Nicole Glaser, who wrote a commentary accompanying the analyze, which was released on the net Feb. eighteen