Predicting visceral obesity based on facial characteristics

  title={Predicting visceral obesity based on facial characteristics},
  author={Bum Ju Lee and Jong Yeol Kim},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
BACKGROUND Visceral obesity is associated with facial characteristics and chronic disease, but no studies on the best predictor of visceral obesity based on facial characteristics have been reported. The aims of the present study were to investigate the association of visceral obesity with facial characteristics, to determine the best predictor of normal waist and visceral obesity among these characteristics, and to compare the predictive power of individual and combined characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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