The LA Times reports:
A new study by Tufts University scientists found that body fat percentages are not the only precursors to health problems later in life. A person’s physical fitness may matter a lot more — at least when it comes to developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes.
Attention, college students: Get off that shuttle bus and start walking to class.
You’re already eating a diet of mainly beer and pizza, staying up all hours of the night, and living in cramped, potentially germ-infested dorms. The last thing on your mind is whether you’re setting yourself up for future cardiovascular disease or Type 2 diabetes.
Now might be a good time to start thinking about it…