Childhood obesity precursor to health issues later

November 25, 2014 2:32 PM

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The researchers at the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine have found that obese children are at a higher risk for non-alcoholic fatty live disease, heart problems and hypertension.

It is believed that high blood pressure and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are the emerging health problems related to childhood obesity epidemic. NAFLD affects around 10 per cent of all the children in U.S.

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