Beliefs and motives related to eating and body size: a comparison of high-BMI and normal-weight young adult women from rural and urban areas in Mexico

@inproceedings{Caamao2016BeliefsAM,
  title={Beliefs and motives related to eating and body size: a comparison of high-BMI and normal-weight young adult women from rural and urban areas in Mexico},
  author={Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Caama{\~n}o and Dolores Domitila Bustillos Ronquillo and Riko Kimoto and Olga Patricia Mendez Garcia and Kurt Zane Long and J. L. Rosado},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2016}
}
BackgroundEffective treatment and prevention of obesity and its co-morbidities requires the recognition and understanding of cultural and social aspects of eating practices. The objective of the present study was to identify social factors and beliefs that may explain undesirable eating practices among women with high body mass index (HBMI) compared with normal-weight (NW) women from rural and urban areas classified as middle-low socioeconomic status (SES) in the State of Querétaro, Mexico… CONTINUE READING
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