Research brief: Lose weight to make money

August 2005
GP: General Practitioner;8/12/2005, p7
This article presents information on a study which showed that overweight people who lost a lot of weight over a period of 15 years were likely to become wealthier. White women who lost 10 body mass index points gained on average dollars 11,880, while a similar weight loss in white men netted them dollars 12,720.


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