Previous studies have shown that lack of physical activity increase the risk of metabolic syndrome. New research findings now reveal that apart from lack of exercise, television viewing (regardless of exercise habit) at age 16 is also linked to the risk of developing metabolic syndrome at age 43. Metabolic syndrome is considered a risk factor in developing stroke, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. It is a combination of any of three metabolic disorders or conditions, including abdominal or central obesity (large waist circumference), low levels of HDL or good cholesterol, high levels of triglycerides, high blood pressure and high […]Continue reading Sedentary Adolescents May Later Develop Chronic Disease
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