Information on the link between soft drinks and metabolic syndrome.
Parents can do a lot to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in their kids, even if the parents already have it.
For overweight children 7 and older, the initial goal is to keep them from gaining more weight. Changes in eating habits and exercise are gradually introduced to trim pounds.
The cholesterol in blood comes from two sources: the foods your teen eats and his or her liver. The liver, however, makes all of the cholesterol your teen's body needs.