Obesity Shows Negative Impact on Liver Health in Kids
Obesity can influence fatty liver disease in children due to increase in liver enzyme like ALT , finds a new study.
It is indeed true that we are what we eat. Nutrition from a mother to the foetus determines the health of the newborn. Similarly, the eating habits formed early in childhood determine the health of the adult. While it has been known the obesity in children can cause Type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, increased risk of cardio vascular diseases etc; new research found that childhood obesity can impact liver health in children as young as 8 years old.
Even children as young as 3 years who have a higher than normal waist circumference had a higher risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver by age 8.
Read the article for more information. Health is wealth and we are what we eat. So let us cultivate healthy habits from an early age to avoid health complications later in life.