Abdominal fat linked to lower bone-mineral density in obese youths

04/5/2013 | DailyRx.com

A Brazilian study of 175 obese 6- to 16-year-olds showed that increased abdominal fat was associated with a decline in bone-mineral density. The findings, published on the website of the journal BMC Pediatrics, suggest that abdominal obesity could be a factor in the development of osteoporosis in adulthood.

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