Childhood obesity ‘a ticking time bomb’

Tell-tale sign of cholesterol has been seen in kids as young as three to five, a new study has claimed.

According to experts, childhood obesity builds a ticking time bomb of sickness in later life – and action to avert ill health should start before the kids attain school going age, the Daily Express reported.

Researchers at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, studied the association between diet and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in 1,076 pre-school children.

The study has been published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Source: ANI
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