More meals equal thinner kids?

More meals may mean thinner children

How many meals does your child eat a day?

A new study in the Journal Pediatrics says the answer could affect their weight. But not how you might think. Researchers found that skipping meals and snacks doesn't reduce kids' weight.

They studied almost 18, 849 young people ages two to 19. Those children who ate more often tended to be thinner.

Researchers suggest schools add smaller meals, more frequent meals to the school day. 

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