Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 18th, 2005
According to a study from Serbia, "To evaluate the connection between menstrual disorders and body fat mass, we examined a group of 30 ballet dancers and a group of 30 non-athletic girls (controls). Body mass index was calculated and percent body fat (FAT%) was measured using the bioelectrical impedance method. A questionnaire was used to obtain age at menarche and duration of menstrual cycles."
"Ballet dancers had significantly lower values of BMI...
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