Open Journal of Preventive Medicine

Vol.3 No.8(2013), Paper ID 39030, 8 pages

DOI:10.4236/ojpm.2013.38064

 

Retrospective self-reported weight changes during childhood and adolescence are not good predictors of metabolic syndrome risk factors in Mexican young adults

 

Flávia C. D. Andrade, Michelle Jiménez, Marcela Raffaelli, Margarita Teran-García, Celia Aradillas-García

 

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA
Department of Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA
Department of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA
Faculty of Medicine, University Autonomous of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

 

Copyright © 2013 Flávia C. D. Andrade, Michelle Jiménez, Marcela Raffaelli, Margarita Teran-García, Celia Aradillas-García et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Andrade, F. , Jiménez, M. , Raffaelli, M. , Teran-García, M. and Aradillas-García, C. (2013) Retrospective self-reported weight changes during childhood and adolescence are not good predictors of metabolic syndrome risk factors in Mexican young adults. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 3, 479-486. doi: 10.4236/ojpm.2013.38064.

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