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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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This year, I fished my Pot Belly Pigs with a floating line and sink tip in September on the Tay.
Work out with weights Strength training (exercising with weights) may also help fight a pot belly as the more fit muscle you have, the more fat you'll burn even when you're at rest.
The staff at The Pot Belly are always extremely friendly and the night of our visit was no exception.
Never mind the stubby legs, pot belly and floppy ears that drag dangerously close to the ground.
Lead researcher Dr James de Lemos said: "Even a small pot belly puts us at higher risk when compared to a flat tummy.
The ginger-haired playboy showed off his pot belly as he strolled with a mystery Italian girlfriend.
logo, was described as having a pot belly, a mustache and goatee.
Dr James de Lemos, from the University of Texas in Dallas, which studied 2,744 adults, said: "Even a small pot belly puts us at higher risk when compared to a flat tum.
And I had seen him as a popular and expert volleyball official with a pot belly.
But some fans wondered if the jibe was directed at her actor hubby Michael Douglas who has a bit of a pot belly himself.