Childhood obesity can have possible long-term effects on later life

Source: University of Colorado

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell:  Researchers from the University of Colorado have been examining the affects of childhood obesity of later-life health. They have found that the earlier a child becomes obese the more likely they are to develop diabetes, heart disease, cancer and metabolic syndrome later in life.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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