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Optimal cutoffs of percentage body fat for predicting obesity-related cardiovascular disease risk factors in Korean adults

Chul-Hyun Kim et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2011

Country : Korea

Journal : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Background: Obesity is a major health problem. It is associated with cardiovascular disease. The diagnosis of obesity is crucial to treating and preventing obesity-related medical problems. Objective: The objective was to determine optimal percentage body fat cutoffs in Korean adults for predicting obesity-related cardiovascular disease risk factors. Design: We evaluated the body composition and prevalence of obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia, in 41,088 Korean adults …
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