London: Americans living at higher altitudes were more likely to be slimmer than those in low-lying areas, says a new research.Jameson Voss, from Uniformed Services University in Maryland, who led the research, said: "I was surprised by the magnitude of the effect...I wasn`t expecting such a consistent pattern as what was emerging."The study was based on data from 400,000 people living in Colorado. The figures showed a person`s obesity risk dropped with every 660 feet increase in elevation.
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