Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 1st, 1999
B.J. Nicklas, Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, and colleagues looked at resting metabolic rate (RMR), fat oxidation, and maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max ) as predictors of obesity in obese (BMI = 34 ± 2 kg/m2), postmenopausal, black women (n=20) and white women (n=20). Study subjects were matched for fat mass and lean mass.
Nicklas et al. published their findings in Obesity Research ("Racial Differences in Metabolic Predictors of Obesity among Postmenopausal Women," Obesity...
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