Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 17th, 2003
"Overweight and obesity prevalence among adolescents is increasing worldwide and may be associated with increased risk for the development of obesity and chronic diseases in adulthood. Dissatisfaction with weight and body shapes is a contributor to the growing incidence of adolescent eating disorders," noted R.T. Jackson and colleagues.
In addition to the comparison study, the research team said, "We also wanted to examine the influence of the mothers on their daughters by...
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