Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found. Bedtimes after 9 p.m. appeared to double the likelihood of obesity later in life, according to a study.

Source: Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on: Kids in bed by 8 p.m. have half the risk of those who turn in late — ScienceDaily