Support Center Support Center. Collection of silhouettes of children. Vector silhouette of the girl in profile on a white background. For example, living in nutritionally poor environments may result in natural selection favoring genes that store energy as fat or metabolize energy more slowly Roseboom et al. Maternal Perceptions of Weight Status of Children.
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Big Boys and Little Girls: Gender, Acculturation, and Weight among Young Children of Immigrants
These three measures were then reverse-coded, averaged, and centered to create a parental English proficiency scale with a noncentered mean of 3. Immigrant parents who were socialized abroad may be particularly likely to indulge boys. We couldn't load this image at the moment. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Silhouettes of two small girls. This notion is supported by research showing that socioeconomic status SES tends to be positively associated with overweight in less-developed countries Hernandez et al. For these children but not children of the 1.