Children who have self-control are healthier (and slimmer) as adults

Resistance isn't futile! Children who have self-control are healthier (and slimmer) as adults Study suggests teaching youngsters self-control could be an effective way of tackling obesity By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 13:57 GMT, 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:08 GMT, 16 August 2012 Children who obey their parents and keep their little hands out of the cookie jar have a better chance of becoming healthy adults, according to a researchers.