Poor diet in children leading to high blood pressure problems

What’s happening to our kids?? The effect of poor diet, lack of exercise and related obesity could easily become the epidemic of the future unless we educate both kids and their parents. Maybe we also need to tax junk-food so it’s not such a cheap, convenient option.

There has been a sharp increase in the hospitalisation of children with hypertension, or high blood pressure. Between 1997 and 2006, the figures have doubled. While these figures are for America, it’s definately a trend we don’t want to match in Australia. Read more HERE.

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