Childhood obesity `a ticking time bomb`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 17:01

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.

ANI




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