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Dec 29, 2011

Obese Children Should be Checked for High Cholesterol

Children who are obese need to be checked for high blood pressure and high cholesterol.  Obese children have an increase risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes.  Obese children as young as six years old can have plague on their arterties.  Weight loss including eating a healthy diet and exercising can reverse these illnesses in a child. As naturopathic physicians we look at healthy diet and lifestyle as the most effective treatment for most illnesses.