Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 16th, 2006
According to scientists at the University of Ulm, "It has been suggested that low-grade systemic inflammation is associated with obesity and that this association might be modified by sex. We performed a cross-sectional analysis among 641 men and 597 women aged 55-74 years who participated in the population-based KORA Survey 2000, conducted in the area of Augsburg, Germany."
B. Thorand and colleagues wrote, "Measures of both total (fat mass, body mass index) and abdominal adiposity (waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR)) were highly correlated with markers of...
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