The link between racism and obesity was greatest among women who suffered from consistently high prejudice over a 12-year period.
The research, published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology, was based on data from the Black Women’s Health Study, a longitudinal study that enrolled and followed 59,000 African-American women beginning in 1995.
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Racism Linked to Obesity in African-American Women | Psych Central News
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