Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 10th, 2005
"There has been some suggestion that if you are particularly active, you don't have to worry about your body weight, about your diet. That's very misleading," said the report's lead author, Frank Hu, MD, of the Harvard School of Public Health.
The study of 116,500 women was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and was based on questionnaires used in the Nurses' Health Study, which has followed female nurses since 1976, and on death certificates and medical records.
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