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Alcohol and Weight gain / Obesity
Obesity and alcohol – an overview
Does alcohol intake increase the risk of obesity? (Dec 2017)
Effects of white wine consumption on weight in rats: Do polyphenols matter? (Dec 2017)
Change in alcohol intake in relation to weight change in a cohort of US men with 24 years of follow-up (Oct 2017)
Alcohol consumption and its interaction with adiposity-associated genetic variants in relation to subsequent changes in waist circumference and body weight (Sep 2017)
Alcoholic beverage consumption contributes to caloric and moisture intakes and body weight status (May 2016)
Do the calories in alcoholic beverages lead to increased obesity? (Apr 2015)
Relationship between alcohol intake and lipid accumulation product in middle-aged men – moderate drinking more protective for those who smoke and don’t exercise
Obesity may reduce the protective effect of moderate drinking in older adults - general (Jan 2013)
Age-dependent inverse association between alcohol consumption and obesity in Japanese men (Sept 2011
Does moderate alcohol consumption increase body weight? (Sept 2011)
Wine consumption is not associated with weight gain (April 2011)
Moderate drinking and staying slim
Two reports give conflicting results about link between moderate drinking and obesity
Drinking Patterns and Body Mass Index in Non-Smokers
Wine and Weighty Matters - Using wine to lose or gain weight?
Obesity on the rise
Weighing up wine
by Harvey E. Finkel, M.D.
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