Influence of alcohol consumption and various beverages on waist girth and waist-to-hip ratio in a sample of French men and women

@article{Dallongeville1998InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of alcohol consumption and various beverages on waist girth and waist-to-hip ratio in a sample of French men and women},
  author={Jean Dallongeville and Nadine Mar{\'e}caux and Pierre Ducimeti{\`e}re and Jean Ferri{\`e}res and Dominique Arveiler and Annie Bingham and J. B. Ruidavets and Chantal Simon and Philippe Amouyel},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={1178-1183}
}
OBJECTIVE: The goal of the present study was to assess the association between alcohol consumption and abdominal fat deposition in France, a country where wine is the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage.METHODS: We analyzed the association between alcohol consumption and various markers of body weight, in a population sample recruited in three distinct geographical areas of France (MONICA centers). This sample included men (n=1778) and women (n=1730) aged 35– 64 y, randomly selected from… CONTINUE READING
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