Relationship between body fat distribution and blood lipids in obese adolescents.

@article{Zwiauer1990RelationshipBB,
  title={Relationship between body fat distribution and blood lipids in obese adolescents.},
  author={Karl F. M. Zwiauer and Kurt Widhalm and B. Kerbl},
  journal={International journal of obesity},
  year={1990},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={271-7}
}
Associations between body fat distribution, measured by waist/hip circumference ratio (WHR), and plasma lipids and lipoproteins were examined in 74 grossly obese adolescents. WHR was positively correlated in adolescent girls with total triglycerides (r = 0.44, P less than 0.01), total cholesterol (r = 0.49, P less than 0.001), and LDL-cholesterol (r = 0.59… CONTINUE READING