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central obesity

Obesity defined as increased waist-to-hip and waist-to-thigh ratios, waist circumference and sagittal abdominal diameter, which is accompanied by an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

central obesity

Abdominal obesity, truncal obesity Obesity defined by an ↑ waist-to-hip ratio, waist-to-thigh ratio, waist circumference, and sagittal abdominal diameter, and linked to an ↑ risk of cardiovascular events. See Body mass index, Obesity.
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Beer bellies have been linked to greater risk of erectile dysfunction, memory problems, diabetes, cancer and heart disease
50kg thornback ray to take the PS45 second prize and mullet ace Robert Evans of the Gwent Beer Bellies team caught two to finish third with 2.
The drinking culture affects them, with their big beer bellies.
uk found that men in the north west are the worst offenders in the country when it comes to beer bellies.
Middle-aged men in straw hats, baggy shorts and T-shirts stretched over beer bellies are the order of the day.
We'll do it in lycra pants, no tops, huge beer bellies and pints of cider.
It also quoted a nutritionist saying beer bellies were more likely to be caused by late night snacks than by beer.
The makers of Carling lager were criticised by the advertising watchdog today for blaming 'late-night kebabs and curries' for beer bellies.
All my friends left to college looking scrawny, and it's full logging on to see who came back with beer bellies and who didn't," says Yec, 20.
They're complaining about the beer bellies,'' City Councilman James Kanne said.
Considering the fact that alcohol also stimulates the appetite, it is little wonder that beer drinkers develop beer bellies.
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Blokes with beer bellies can relax.