The Relationship between Abdominal Fat and Eating Attitude in Obese Climacteric Korean Women

갱년기 비만 여성의 식사태도와 복부지방과의 상관성

  • Lee, A-Ra (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilization Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
  • Hwang, Mi-Ja (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilization Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
  • Jung, Won-Seok (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilization Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
  • Chung, Seok-Hee (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilization Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
  • Song, Mi-Yeon (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilization Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung-Hee University)
  • 이아라 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 황미자 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 정원석 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 정석희 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 송미연 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2008.09.12
  • Accepted : 2008.10.17
  • Published : 2008.10.31
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Abstract

Objectives : This study was performed to find out the relationships between abdominal fat and eating attitude in obese climacteric women. Methods : 42 obese climacteric women were recruited in August 2007. Anthropometry has been done and abdominal fat distribution had been assessed by CT scan at the level of L4-5 and eating attitude was measured using Korean Eating Attitude Test-26. Results : There were significant correlations between body mass index, percent of body fat and eating attitude. Total abdominal fat and visceral fat also increased with KEAT-26. Conclusions : There were relationships among eating attitude total fat, abdominal fat and visceral fat in obese climacteric women.