Journal of Exercise Physiology
There are many reports about the associations between blood lipids, body mass index (BMI) and dietary cholesterol intakes both within the individual and between related individuals. The purpose of this descriptive research project was to investigate the relationships between LDL and HDL cholesterols, body mass index and dietary cholesterol intakes for a sample of African American (AA) mothers and their daughters and to attempt to separate the contribution of genetic versus environmental factors. Mother and daughter participants (n =42 and 66, respectively) were 12-14-hours fasted when blood samples were drawn, heights and weights measured, and 24 hour food recalls completed.
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Brahler, C. Jayne; Harden, Jewel; McHone, Michelle; Soules, Matthew; Evans, Eric; Alyanak, Ann; Diakpieng, Fred; and Vanderburgh, Paul M., "Disaggregating the Relative Influence of Genetic, Environmental and Individual Factors on LCL and HDL Cholesterols and BMI for a Sample of African American (AA) Mothers and Daughters" (2006). Health and Sport Science Faculty Publications. 40.
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