The association of lifetime alcohol use with measures of abdominal and general adiposity in a large-scale European cohort

@article{Bergmann2011TheAO,
  title={The association of lifetime alcohol use with measures of abdominal and general adiposity in a large-scale European cohort},
  author={M. M. Bergmann and Madlen Sch{\"u}tze and Annika Steffen and H. B{\"o}ing and Jytte Halkjaer and Anne Tjonneland and Noemie Travier and Antonio Agudo and Nadia Slimani and Sabina Rinaldi and Teresa Norat and Dora Romaguera and Sabine Rohrmann and Rudolf Kaaks and Mariane Uhre Jakobsen and Kim Overvad and Ulf Ekelund and Elisabeth A Spencer and Laudina Rodr{\'i}guez and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Yuste S{\'a}nchez and Miren Dorronsoro and Aurelio Barricarte and M D Chirlaque and Philippos Orfanos and Androniki Naska and Antonia Trichopoulou and Domenico Palli and Sara Grioni and Paolo Vineis and Salvatore Panico and Rosario Tumino and Elio Riboli and Nicholas J Wareham and Bas H Bueno-de-Mesquita and Anne M May and P. H. Peeters},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={65},
  pages={1079-1087}
}
Background/Objectives:The relation between lifetime use of alcohol and measures of abdominal and general adiposity is unknown.Subjects/Methods:Among 99 381 men and 158 796 women of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study, means of waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip-ratio (WHR) and body mass index (BMI), and odds… CONTINUE READING