Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 25th, 2002
Asians tend to weigh less and look thinner than Caucasians, but they carry relatively more body fat, experts said. So, a glance in the mirror may not reveal the risk of weight-related health problems such as high blood pressure.
"We are fatter, even though we look slim," said Mabel Yap, a research scientist currently working with Singapore's Health Promotion Board.
Yap said that while Singapore has very few obese people -...
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