Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 13th, 2003
According to a study from Egypt and the United States, "Overweight and obesity prevalence among adolescents is increasing worldwide and may be associated with increased risk for the development of obesity and chronic diseases in adulthood. Dissatisfaction with weight and body shapes is a contributor to the growing incidence of adolescent eating disorders. Our purpose was to compare the relationship between body weight and body image in a convenience sample of rural and urban girls."
"We also wanted to examine the influence of the mothers on their...
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