Beer belly

More than 25% middle, low class Indians `beer-bellied`

Seems like obesity is no longer confined to India's prosperous elite as more than one in four middle-aged Indians on low and middling incomes has been found to carry an unhealthy midriff bulge, with women most likely to carry a spare tyre.

Nov 27, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

When beer belly is deadlier than obesity

The study, which analyzed data from 15,184 American adults over a median of 14.3 years, looked at how body mass index (or a height-to-weight ratio) and belly fat (defined by a waist-to-hip ratio) predict mortality.

Nov 15, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

A glass of tomato juice daily can help rid you of your beer belly

A new study has found that drinking a glass of tomato juice daily helps in reducing the weight around the waist without making any other changes to diet or lifestyle.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

Blame your genes for your beer bellies

A team of researchers has identified five new genes associated with increased waist-to-hip ratio, potentially moving a step closer to developing a medication to treat obesity or obesity-related diseases.

Jan 23, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Losing beer belly may help boost sleep quality

Shedding those extra pounds - especially from around your waist - may significantly improve your sleep quality, a new research by US scientists has suggested.

Nov 06, 2012, 13:20 PM IST

Ladies,fight away the beer belly and live up the Octoberfest

It`s Oktoberfest time in Germany with the celebrations spilling over to India. And ladies, if you`ve built a beer belly, fret not. Opt for some easy exercises, including traditional Surya Namaskar, count your calories and feel the difference

Sep 29, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

Beer belly? A perilous lifestyle disorder

For all those who don`t think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it`s high time to take corrective action!

Jul 17, 2011, 10:37 AM IST

Beer belly? A perilous lifestyle disorder

For all those who don`t think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it`s high time to take corrective action!

Jul 17, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Beer belly doubles heart disease risk

Even having a modest beer belly can be as dangerous as smoking a packet of cigarettes a day.

May 03, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

Beer belly doubles heart disease risk

Even having a modest beer belly can be as dangerous as smoking a packet of cigarettes a day.

May 03, 2011, 00:00 AM IST