Daily energy expenditure and cardiovascular risk in Masai, rural and urban Bantu Tanzanians.

@article{Mbalilaki2010DailyEE,
  title={Daily energy expenditure and cardiovascular risk in Masai, rural and urban Bantu Tanzanians.},
  author={J A Mbalilaki and Zablon Masesa and Sigmund B. Str\omme and Arne Torbj\orn H\ostmark and Jan Sundquist and Per W{\"a}ndell and Anders H Rosengren and M L Hell{\'e}nius},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={121-6}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have revealed that the Masai, pastoralists in Tanzania, have low rates of coronary heart disease despite a diet high in saturated fat. It has also been suggested that they may be genetically protected. Recent studies detailing other potential protective factors, however, are lacking. METHODS A cross-sectional investigation of 985 Tanzanian men and women (130 Masai, 371 rural Bantu and 484 urban Bantu) with mean age of 46 (9.3) years. Anthropometric measures, blood… CONTINUE READING
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