Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 19th, 2001
The less food security women had, the more likely they were to be obese, reported M.S. Townsend and colleagues at the University of California.
The purpose of their study was to examine the relationship between food insecurity and overweight as measured by body mass index (BMI) using data from the nationally representative 1994-1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII), said Townsend and coworkers.
They found that the expected...
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