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Lean Teens Set For Healthier Future

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

Ensuring children maintain a healthy weight boosts their chances of having a happy heart later in life.

Research has shown that if you have a high level of body fat when you're young you're likely to have unfavourable blood cholesterol (or poor ‘lipid profile') which can continue into adulthood and lead to cardiovascular disease (CVD).


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.