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Women who take vitamins weigh 4-5 lbs less than men who do not
Monday, April 13, 2009 10:05 am Email this article
Women who take vitamins or dietary supplements weigh roughly 4-5 pounds less than those who do not according to a study from researchers at Laval University in Quebec, Canada.
The average body mass index (BMI) for these two groups was 26.9 vs 26.2. REFERENCE
Chaput J, Leblanc C, Pérusse L, Després J, Bouchard C, Tremblay A. Risk factors for adult overweight and obesity in the quebec family study: Have we been barking up the wrong tree? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Apr 9, published on-line.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Division of Kinesiology
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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