n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Lipids in context : editor's comment
|Article Title||Lipids in context : editor's comment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jul 2003|
Extracted from text ... In a recent case in the United States, fortunately thrown out by the courts, a mother tried to sue fast-food manufacturer McDonalds for her teenage son's obesity and disturbed lipid profile.This child had apparently eaten the largest combination of hamburger and chips available at the outlet every day from an early age. Needless to say, he was not an active child, and compounded this unhealthy lifestyle with hours spent in front of the television.This is an extreme example of an increasing trend - a high-fat diet and a sedentary lifestyle. This is not confined to the Western world.The developing ..
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