Adolescents and Young AdultsHealth Trends

Is that big muscle real or loaded with fat? Overweight kids are at risk of health issues

Obesity in children has been linked with various health issues throughout life, if not addressed. The effects can be seen in different tissues and organs from an early age, such as muscle where researchers have shown that overweight children have more fat than peers with normal weight. This abnormal fat accumulation likely occurs in other organs as well and tends to add up to poorer health long-term.

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