TITLE

Commentary: Physical fitness: confounder or intermediary variable in the association of diet with health outcomes?

AUTHOR(S)
Pischon, Tobias
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2010, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author agrees with the conclusions cited in the article "Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Mortality: Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness," by M. Héroux I. Janssen, M. Lam and others. The author says that article confirms physical fitness as an intermediary variable rather than a confounder in associating dietary patterns with risks of premature death caused by chronic diseases in Western civilizations. The author believes on the conclusion of the article that physical fitness is strongly related to health outcomes more than physical activity.
ACCESSION #
48045090

 

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