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Heavy Kids Have CV Risk Factors

Two-thirds of severely obese children already have at least one heart disease risk factor, Dutch researchers found. Of the 255 children between the ages of 2 and 18 whose cardiovascular risk factors were available, 56% had hypertension, 14% had high blood glucose, and 54% had low HDL cholesterol, according to …

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Forty-eight Percent of Americans Drink Soda Every Day

Most of those soda drinkers average 2.6 glasses/day with 28% of drinkers consuming one glass and 20% drinking two or more glasses. According to the Gallup consumption poll, soda drinkers not only consume more sugar, they also tend to list themselves as overweight but the study found almost no weight …

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