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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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There is something about the long whiskery feelers in Pot Belly Pigs that really attract salmon.
This year, I fished my Pot Belly Pigs with a floating line and sink tip in September on the Tay.
3) Janet Weise, principal of Plum Canyon Elementary, holds Baby, a pot belly pig, against the backdrop of a stuffed hog.
The staff at The Pot Belly are always extremely friendly and the night of our visit was no exception.
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.
Lead researcher Dr James de Lemos said: "Even a small pot belly puts us at higher risk when compared to a flat tummy.
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.
It looks like you've just got a pot belly, like a typical beer belly,'' he said.
A man can go around balding, in torn jeans and dragging around a big pot belly, and still be considered kind of sexy,'' Kousi, 27, said.