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Comparison of the dietary intake and clinical characteristics of obese and normal weight adults

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Kyeong Jin Jeon et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, WHR

Publication Year : 2011

Country : Korea

Journal : Nutrition Research and Practice

Obesity contributes to an increased risk for chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and certain types of cancer. The prevalence of obesity has increased in Korea. We compared the clinical and dietary characteristics of obese adults (n= 30, 17 men and 13 women, mean age 29.9) to those with a normal weight (n= 15, 8 men and 7 women, mean age 26.5). We determined lipid profiles, fasting blood sugar (FBS), blood pressure, and serum free fatty acid (FFA). Dietary intake was estimated using a food …
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