Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

March 17, 2015 8:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall heart health of U.S. children falls short, a new analysis suggests.

Northwestern University researchers found that while most of the nearly 9,000 children they studied had healthy blood pressure levels, 40 percent did not have good cholesterol levels, almost none ate a healthy diet regularly and 30 percent were overweight or obese.

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