Childhood obesity `a ticking time bomb`
London: 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.