Child Cholesterol Levels Improve Significantly in U.S. as Snacks Lose Fats

Child Cholesterol Levels Improve Significantly in U.S. as Snacks Lose Fats

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hot dogAgainst the drumbeat of bad news on obesity among American children, researchers have uncovered a cause for optimism: a steady and significant improvement in their cholesterol levels over the last 20 years — down 28% since 1988.

Manufacturers cutting the trans fats from cookies, crackers and french fries may have contributed to the dramatic decline, but exercise rates may also have improved.

(READ the story in the LA Times)

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