Working women more likely to gain weight

Middle-aged women who work in excess of 35 hours are more likely to experience weight gain.

By working longer hours women are spending less time maintaining their health and fitness levels, preparing home-cooked meals and sleeping, which are all risk factors for obesity.

Policies that assist women who work long hours to reduce the time costs of sustaining a healthy diet and their physical activity routine may have positive benefits.

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