Impact of divorce can lead to obesity later in life

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Children from broken homes are more likely to be obese when they reach adulthood.

New research from Florida State University found that unpredictable childhoods, which can be caused by factors including divorce, crime and frequent moves, can lead to a higher risk of being overweight later in life as it causes people to overeat. Adults who came from stable homes tend not to excessively eat.

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