Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 15th, 2001
S. Abraham and colleagues at the University of Sydney studied 51 pre-and-postmenarchal girls. ("Body mass index, menarche, and perception of dieting among peripubertal adolescent females," International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2001;29(1):23-28.).
The Abraham team found that postmenarchial girls were much more likely to have higher body mass index (BMI) and to be able to clearly explain their reasons for dieting than their premenarchial classmates of the same age. ...
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