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- Intake of sweet foods and counts of carcinogenic microorganisms in relation to body mass index and psychometric variables in women. Barkeling, B.; Linne, Y.; Lindroos, A.K.; Birkhed, D.; Rooth, P.; Rossner, S. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p1239
OBJECTIVE: As a part of the SPAWN (Stockholm Pregnancy and Women's Nutrition) study, the intake of sweet foods (habitual and pre-menstrual intakes) and the number of cariogenic microorganisms in saliva was analysed in relation to body mass index (BMI) and psychometric variables. DESIGN: A...
- Notebook. // FDA Consumer;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p31
Looks at obese women. Risk of obesity.
- Functional limitations linked to high body mass index, age and current pain in obese women. Larsson, U Evers; Mattsson, E // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Jun2001, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p893
OBJECTIVE: To describe functional limitations in obese women. DESIGN: Comparisons of functional limitations in obese women and in a normal-weight reference group regarding mobility, balance and housework transport. SETTING: A large room with a corridor and staircase nearby. SUBJECTS: Fifty-seven...
- Too much dieting. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p66
Reports on the findings that one-third of women who request anti-obesity treatment should not be treated as obese patients, since they have a body mass index below 27. Study of women at clinics in several cities in Argentina, presented at the 7th European Congress on Obesity, held in Barcelona,...
- Why Are We So Big? Cool, Lisa Collier // Good Housekeeping;May2002, Vol. 234 Issue 5, p118
Discusses the problem of obesity in women in the U.S. Factors that contribute to obesity; List of some U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for the disease; Details of research being conducted to combat obesity.
- Counselling the obese woman. Davey, L.A. // Guidance & Counseling;May91, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p23
Clarifies some popular social misconceptions abut obesity. Belief that obese people are responsible for the way they are; Comparison of sexual drive between obese and normal women; Belief that lost weight will be regained again in due time; Tendency of women to view themselves bigger than they...
- Effects of dietary restriction on serum leptin concentration in obese women. Cella, F; Adami, G F; Giordano, G; Cordera, R // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;May1999, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p494
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the short- and long-term effects of dietary restriction on serum leptin in obese women and the role of the gastrointestinal system in the short-term regulation of leptin production. DESIGN: Clinical longitudinal study of anthropometric and serum leptin changes induced...
- The invisible woman: Now you see her, now you don't. Goodman, W. Charisse // Healthy Weight Journal;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p76
Criticizes thin people who are too comfortable with the pain caused by their imagined superiority over large women. Discreet exclusion from social interaction; Various forms of negative visibility; Stereotyping of large women; Targets for weight bigots.
- Weight of evidence. // OECD Observer;Nov2001, Issue 229, p69
Focuses on the issue of obesity. Comparison on the percentage of obese women in the United States and obese men in Korea; Prevalence of obesity in the OECD countries; Graphical representation of obesity rate on several countries.