Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 16th, 2006
Researchers writing in Obesity Research conducted a study to examine "health and psychosocial correlates of persistent thinness in black and white young adult women."
The investigators at Northeastern University in Boston explained, "1830 females (n=988 black, n=842 white) who participated in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study were asked to indicate their current body size from a series of nine pictograms (1, emaciated to 9, obese)."
"Persistent thinness was defined as having at...
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