Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States.

@article{Murtaugh2007DietCA,
  title={Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States.},
  author={Maureen A. Murtaugh and Jennifer S. Herrick and Carol Sweeney and Kathy B. Baumgartner and Anna R Guiliano and Tim E. Byers and Martha L. Slattery},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={107 8},
  pages={1311-21}
}
OBJECTIVE It is unknown whether dietary patterns or macronutrient composition contribute to the observed differences in rates of overweight and obesity among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women in the United States. We assessed the association of dietary patterns and macronutrient composition with overweight and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of dietary data from a case-control study of breast cancer. PARTICIPANTS Population-based control… CONTINUE READING
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