When fathers are caregivers children’s risk for obesity decreases. Dad in charge equals less TV time and less sugary beverages according to recent study.┬áThis positive outcome is noted when dad supervisees dressing, teeth brushing and going to bed. These results of over 3900 children ages 2-4 were published in the journal Obesity and researched by John Hopkins team also finding that fathers take time for walks and play.

Note: Study was limited to 2 parent heterosexual households.