I was just thinking about my cousin, Pauline, a 10 year-old girl who used to be bigger than I that even her dresses were not fitted to me. She used to have 32″ measurements in her waist. *sigh*
Studies, recently, revealed that thyroid problems are related to obesity during childhood. According to the study of the Regional Hospital of Bolzano, Endocrine Society, there would be an alteration of the thyroid functions and structures. This study was just recently released. More informations regarding the study are here.