What!! Yes, its true. You have a big responsibly to stay fit as a parent. Why? Because parental obesity before pregnancy and up through your child’s adolescence years is a very strong prediction factor to your child being overweight. Its as simple as that-stay fit. But harder to make the changes so start now!! Don’t be discouraged either ~ Can your genes be changed after you are born?–click here.
Source: Jääskeläinen A, et al, Intergenerational transmission of overweight among Finnish adolescents and their parents: a 16-year follow-up study., Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Oct;35(10):1289-94.