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"Baby Fat" May Be Cute, but Increases Child's Risk of Obesity

Do you still think a fat baby or toddler is cute?  According to new research that cuteness is setting them up for an unhealthy adulthood, and that risk starts by age two.  In fact, the paper suggests that kids as young as two years old are showing signs of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions including hypertension, elevated levels of triglycerides, high blood sugar levels, fat around the abdomen, low levels of HDL.  Metabolic syndrome is associated with significant risk of heart...

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