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Hamburgers associated with higher body weight in men and women
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 7:23 am Email this article
Hamburger and beef consumption are associated with being heavier for men, while hamburger, fried chicken, hot dogs, bacon, sausage, eggs, french fries and fat intake are associated with being heavier in women according to a new study. Fruit, fiber and cereal associated with lower BMI’s
High fiber cereal, fruit, and fiber intake were associated with lower body weights.
Subjects: 508 men, 1293 women
The study involved 508 men and 1293 women who were overweight, defined as having a body mass index of more than 27, and were followed for two years following their participation in a weight loss study.
Linde JA, Utter J, Jeffery R, Sherwood N, Pronk NP, Boyle RG. Specific food intake, fat and fiber intake, and behavioral correlates of BMI among overweight and obese members of a managed care organization. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2006 Nov 26, 3(1):42.
Jennifer A Linde
University of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
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