Denver, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/20/2014 -- Often times, children face the most emotional challenges coming out of a divorce. New research shows that the breakup and divorce of parents can drastically affect the physical well-being of a child. After parents get through a divorce, one of the many struggles a child faces comes in the form of weight gain. According to Denver divorce attorneys, Johnson Márquez Legal Group, the results of this study should not come as a surprise.
As one of the leading law firms in Denver, Colorado, Johnson Márquez Legal Group helps parents navigate through the tough times that lay ahead as a result of a divorce. A factor in a child’s weight gain is from recently divorced parents being under a maximum amount of stress. One parent is left with the responsibilities, chores and demands that two parents were taking care of before the divorce. According to the divorce law firm, after a divorce, there isn’t as much time to do those things that two parents could do when married.
The study includes recent research performed in Norway, with 3,000 third graders, which concluded that boys were 63% more likely to be obese if their parents were divorced, compared to those whose parents remained married. There was also a similar finding in third grade girls. Even though the study doesn’t show that divorce is the main culprit in weight gain, it can be a factor when looking at the risk.
Johnson Márquez Legal Group looks at the things that change when children don’t have access to both parents and is committed to support these children and families as much as possible. Parents considering divorce can call 720-863-6331 for a consultation with a divorce attorney.
About Johnson Márquez Legal Group
Johnson Márquez Legal group is a national team of divorce attorneys who are committed to providing assistance for any type of family law case. The attorneys have provided nationwide assistance, collaborating on a variety of cases. To ensure efficient productivity, the legal group has invested heavily in technology, continuing to push the limit and ensuring the attorneys are providing maximum assistance for their clients. The law firm is located on Denver, Colorado.
For more information, please visit http://www.johnsonmarquez.com/.