Can weight loss reset health risks in heavy kids?

Reuters – Overweight children who shed their excess pounds in adulthood don’t face a higher risk of obesity-related health problems, an analysis of four studies involving children and adults in the United States, Australia and Finland has concluded. The findings don’t prove weight loss in itself will eliminate the extra risks, but they mean overweight or obese children are not automatically destined for higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Read article