TITLE

HOT NOT

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May2004, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on two studies about obesity. Possible reason that members of Amish community in Canada are much less likely to be overweight or obese than people living in modern society; Risk for men whose waist size classifies them as obese to develop high blood pressure.
ACCESSION #
12704490

 

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