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British Journal of Radiology: "Comparison of 3 T MRI and CT for the measurement of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in humans."
CDC: "Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight," "Diabetes: Not Just Your Grandma's Diabetes," "Diabetes and Asian Americans," "Healthy Weight."
Cleveland Clinic: "Your Waist-to-Height Ratio: A Better Tool to Measure Your Health."
Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity: "Healthy obese persons: how can they be identified and do metabolic profiles stratify risk?"
Endocrine Society: "Metabolic Risk Guideline Resources," "The Dangers Of Visceral Fat."
Harvard Health Publishing: "Taking aim at belly fat," "Abdominal fat and what to do about it," "Big thighs may be wise," "Why worry about your waistline?"
Harvard School of Public Health: "Waist Size Matters," "Abdominal Obesity Measurement Guidelines for Different Ethnic Groups."
Johns Hopkins University: "The Skinny on Visceral Fat."
Joslin Diabetes Center Asian American Diabetes Initiative: "What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?"
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Assessing Your Weight and Health Risk," "Metabolic Syndrome."
Nutrition Journal: "The study of anthropometric estimates in the visceral fat of healthy individuals."
University of Houston Center For Wellness Without Borders: "The 3 Somatotypes."
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