Obese Children Show Early Signs of Heart Disease

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Obese Children Show Early Signs of Heart Disease
Obese Children Show Early Signs of Heart Disease
Obese children and teenagers already show hints of future cardiovascular problems, new research has found. German researchers studied 61 overweight and obese children 8-to 21-years-old, comparing them with 40 non-obese children of the same age. Compared with children of normal weight, the obese group had significantly higher triglycerides, higher total cholesterol, lower HDL (“good cholesterol”) and higher LDL (“bad” cholesterol).
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