Alcohol drinking patterns differentially affect central adiposity as measured by abdominal height in women and men.

@article{Dorn2003AlcoholDP,
  title={Alcohol drinking patterns differentially affect central adiposity as measured by abdominal height in women and men.},
  author={Joan M. Dorn and Kathleen M. Hovey and Paola C. Muti and Jo L Freudenheim and Marcia Russell and Thomas H. Nochajski and Maurizio Trevisan},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 8},
  pages={2655-62}
}
Alcohol drinking in light-to-moderate amounts has been associated with reduced coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. However, there is evidence that the way people consume alcohol (drinking pattern) may affect risk. Central adiposity, a known CHD risk factor may be one mechanism in the pathway between alcohol consumption and CHD risk. Our study examined whether various drinking patterns differentially affect fat distribution, particularly abdominal fat in women and men. In a randomly selected… CONTINUE READING

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