Early Life Growth Spurts Protect Against 'Bad' Cholesterol

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 02:00 AM EST

... Tall toddlers and rapidly growing teens are likely to find themselves with lower cholesterol, particularly the "bad" type, in later life, suggests research in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.Conversely, piling on the pounds after the age of 15 boosted cholesterol levels, the study showed. [click link for full article] ...