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Population differences in associations between C-reactive protein concentration and adiposity: comparison of young adults in the Philippines and the United States123

By Thomas W McDade, Julienne N Rutherford, Linda Adair and Christopher Kuzawa

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Background: Inflammation may be an important mediator of the association between nutrition and cardiovascular diseases, but most studies have been conducted in Western populations with high rates of overweight and obesity and low levels of infectious disease

Topics: Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health
Publisher: American Society for Nutrition
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2667466
Provided by: PubMed Central
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