beer gut

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beer gut

A form of central obesity which is most common in middle-aged males, whose excess weight results from too little exercise and an unhealthy diet (classically associated with heavy drinking).
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There I was with my beer belly in this little shack in Sheffield where every time it rained you would be training in three feet of water.
The beer belly is the result of associated factors such as continual snacking, unhealthy eating and lack of exercise.
Jacqueline Hewitt, dietician at the website, says: ``Whether it's a beer belly for men or a tummy on women, both sexes know that uncomfortable feeling of carrying extra weight round the middle.
Experts note that diet and exercise play a role in obesity, but recent studies indicate that some men may be genetically programmed to get a beer belly as they get older if they lead an unhealthy lifestyle.
The white man had a full head of white hair, a beer belly and was around 5ft 10ins.
The offender is described as in his 40s, 6ft tall, of stocky build with a beer belly and greasy long hair.
ROLF Mittelhaus's beer belly saved his life when he was shot by a mugger after a night out in the pub.
BEER BELLY BLUES: Time to cutback on alcoholic drinks
The US study, published in BMC Public Health, may appear to contradict the traditional image of the beer belly often found attached to those who like a drink or two.
Another woman was obviously pleased that recent research indicates it's not beer that causes a beer belly.
DOWNING a few pints each week will NOT give you a beer belly -and that's official.
But he soon gave up the struggle - and with a big sigh of relief let his beer belly spill back over his belt.