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AUG 21, 2013 - Health Canal

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Vigorous Physical Activity Linked to Lower Incidence of Obesity in Young African-American Women

(Boston) – The prevalence of obesity has increased markedly in the U.S. in recent years. According to a new study by researchers from Boston University Slone Epidemiology Center’s Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS), the risk of becoming obese among young African-American women decreased with increasing levels of vigorous activity. The investigators focused on younger women because most weight gain occurs before middle age.

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