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The Relationship between Abdominal Fat and Eating Attitude in Obese Climacteric Korean Women

  • Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Abbr : JKMR
  • 2008, 18(4), pp.189-201
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

이아라 1 황미자 1 Chung Won Suk 1 Chung, Seok Hee 1 Mi-Yeon Song 1

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : This study was performed to find out the relationships between abdominal fat and eating attitude in obese climacteric women. Methods : 42 obese climacteric women were recruited in August 2007. Anthropometry has been done and abdominal fat distribution had been assessed by CT scan at the level of L4-5 and eating attitude was measured using Korean Eating Attitude Test-26. Results : There were significant correlations between body mass index, percent of body fat and eating attitude. Total abdominal fat and visceral fat also increased with KEAT-26. Conclusions : There were relationships among eating attitude total fat, abdominal fat and visceral fat in obese climacteric women.

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