AHA News: Healthy Hearts and Brains Get Their Start in Childhood
"Lifestyle needs to change at a much earlier age," said Dr. Mitchell Elkind, immediate past president of the American Heart Association and a professor of neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City. "We need to get the message out there to young people, starting with children. We know the behaviors you adopt in childhood often are the ones that persist throughout life."
Source: U.S. News & World Report