TITLE

Obesity as a Risk Factor for Heart Disease: An Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Rippe, James M.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan/Feb98 Supplement 1, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview related to the relationship of obesity with coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States. Prevalence of obesity in the country; Consideration of obesity as a strong and independent factor for CHD; Promotion of the clustering of multiple CHD risk factors due to obesity.
ACCESSION #
5892361

 

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