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Obesity not the only way to measure kids' health: Study

Written by: Catherine Griwkowsky, QMI Agency
Mar. 20, 2014

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Obesity in children doesn't necessarily mean they aren't healthy.

Research conducted by the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services found one-third of youth ages eight to 17 were "metabolically healthy."

The study looked at 181 children and found one third weren't at risk of insulin resistance, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or other obesity-related illness.

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