Research points to early childhood physical activity as the determinant for heart health.
In the July 2019 Pediatrics article:
Over four hundred 3-to-5 year-old children were assessed over a three year period to determine these findings: children slowed the hardening of their arteries with moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. "The protective effects of physical activity on heart health begin in early childhood and may carry over into childhood and adulthood."
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