Being overweight damages blood vessels, warn researchers: Maintain a healthy weight to prevent “internal stress”

(Natural News) Obese individuals have higher levels of a protein linked to blood vessel damage, found a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. This protein is called the wingless-related integration site 5A, or WNT5A. It triggers internal or oxidative stress and promotes the build-up of substances in the blood vessels. Over time, this build-up could develop into plaques and lead to…

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