A study reported in the journal pediatrics revealed that new mothers feed themselves with relatively less healthy diet and barely do any exercise than compare to childless women. A study by University of Minnesota on 1,500 men and women shows right form their high school days to mid-20 that mothers who were examine ate less healthy food, consumed more calories and created unplanned dietary habits.
These unhealthy habits lead to higher body mass index (BMI). A high BMI is an alarm for type-2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and other health problems. Researcher's also states that preparing healthy meals can slip down the priority list for mothers with busy schedules; they therefore might fall back on quick, processed food choices, which might be pleasing to kids but tend to be higher in fat.