Body weight trumps fitness in preventing hypertension

07/20/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

A healthy body weight better predicts lower blood pressure than cardiovascular fitness, a U.S. study found. The researchers said that reaching normal-weight status should be the primary goal for preventing hypertension and that only modest levels of cardiorespiratory fitness are needed to control blood pressure in people of normal weight.

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