Saturday, January 08, 2011

Attention to Cholesterol since Younger Age

Cholesterol is one of the main causes of heart disease. Although blood cholesterol levels are influenced fatty foods we eat, actually increase cholesterol does not happen in one night. It takes a process of many years, even since childhood.

That's why if you want to keep cholesterol levels within normal levels, you have to start from a young age. Previous research has found that levels of blood fats (cholesterol and triglycerides) in age-related adult lifestyle at the age of the children.

Although cholesterol levels in the high teens, in fact if we have a healthy lifestyle, such as not smoking and not overweight, we still can keep cholesterol levels in normal conditions.

This is evident from research by Costan G Magnussen from the University of Tasmania, Australia. He and his team analyzed the levels of triglycerides kolestetrol and 539 people, began when the teens and continued in adulthood.

The first examination begins when participants aged 9 years, 12 or 15 years in 1985 and then resumed again in 2004 and 2006 when they were in their 20s and 30s. In children, high cholesterol one of the triggers are less mobile, obesity, and the habit of eating fatty foods.

'Actually, despite the high initial cholesterol levels, in adulthood does not always measure will remain high. Unless the participants who smoke, they are likely to grow high cholesterol, "said Magnussen.

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