Neighborhood Health-Promoting Resources and Obesity Risk (the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)

Obesity, 05/17/2012

Associations between neighborhood walking environment and lower obesity were weaker and did not persist after adjustment for correlated neighborhood healthy eating amenities. Altering the residential environment so that healthier behaviors and lifestyles can be easily chosen may be a precondition for sustaining existing healthy behaviors and for adopting new healthy behaviors.

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