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Association of healthy lifestyle factors and obesity-related diseases in adults in the UK

JAMA Network Open

2023-05-26
(Press-News.org) About The Study: In this study of 438,000 UK Biobank participants, adherence to a healthy lifestyle was associated with reduced risk of a wide range of obesity-related diseases, but this association was modest in adults with obesity. The findings suggest that although a healthy lifestyle seems to be beneficial, it does not entirely offset the health risks associated with obesity. 

Authors: Sebastien Czernichow, M.D., Ph.D., of the Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou in Paris, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.14741)

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