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Relationship of upper body fat distribution to serum glucose and lipids in a Costa Rican population
Present models of the relation between subcutaneous fat distribution and serum biochemistries have been based largely on U.S. White populations. To determine interpopulational differences in that relation, we measured 68 ...
Relations of body habitus, fitness level and cardiovascular risk factors including Lipoproteins and Apolipoproteins in a rural and urban Costa Rican population
Increased general and abdominal obesity has been independently associated with diabetes, increased risk of stroke, and coronary artery disease (CAD). It is more prevalent in developed countries and in urban areas of ...
Nutrient intake comparisons between Framingham and rural and urban Puriscal, Costa Rica: associations with Lipoproteins, apolipoproteins and low density lipoprotein particle size
To assess cross-cultural relations between dietary intake and plasma lipoproteins, we randomly selected 222 men and 243 women from the urban and rural areas of Puriscal, Costa Rica; related their dietary composition ...