Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 9th, 2002
Researchers at Gothenburg University, Sweden, studied 270 nonsmoking premenpausal 40-year-old women to try to determine what physiologic and psychological factors were associated with the ability to maintain a lean body weight.
Compared with the other women, the lean women in this group had higher levels of 17beta-estradiol and lower levels of androgens and dihydroepiandrosterone sulfate, but there were no differences between the groups in levels of insulin-like growth factor...
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