Categories Anthropology I

I.9.6.2 Physiological characteristics- body fat in different cultural and socio-economic groups.

Various variations related to age, sex, population and ethnic groups are found with respect to body fat. The reasons for the differences in prevalence of body fat among groups are complex, likely involving genetics, physiology, culture, socioeconomic status (SES), environment, and interactions among these variables as well as others not fully recognized.  Subcutaneous fat is […]

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