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November 9, 2006

Teen Dieting

A recent study has found that dieting during teen years can lead to long-term health problems. Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, a U of M professor of epidemiology who conducted the 5-year study, says dieting teens were three times more likely to be overweight after five years than their peers who didn't diet.

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