Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 13th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, "Although obesity is an established risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality, its role as a risk factor for other causes of death has not been extensively investigated, particularly in an industrial population."
S.P. Tsai and colleagues working with Shell Oil explained, "This prospective mortality study included 20 years of follow up of middle-aged industrial workers (n=7139) at Shell Oil Company's manufacturing and research...
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