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waistline

a line or indentation around the body at the narrowest part of the waist
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After Birmingham, the UK cities with the largest average male waistline measurements are Belfast (91.
CLASSIC: Wrap-around dress by M&Co is pounds 65 and perfect for autumn/winter * SPIROGRAPH : Dress by Per Una from the new season''s collection, at pounds 35, has a side detail and tucking to enhance the waistline Ruching and wrap-around styles work well either in patterned or plain fabrics but for this winter coming the real fashion direction is towards prints.
but if someone close to you has a large waistline, discussing it with them now could help them avoid critical health risks later and could even save their life," Haslam added.
A survey by the National Obesity Forum suggests nearly two thirds of the region's population are unhappy with the size of their waistline but just 54 per cent know how big it actually is.
Dr Rachel Thompson, deputy head of science for the World Cancer Research Fund, said: "We need to raise awareness that both being overweight and having a large waistline are cancer risk factors.
Surprisingly, in women the link was strongest for individuals with a normal BMI who nonetheless had a large waistline.
If we do not address our growing waistlines, the costs to the health service alone, in terms of ill health, have the potential to be higher than the costs of smoking and alcohol-related illnesses.
In men, consuming sugar in tea was associated with a 1-inch smaller waistline, while artificial sweeteners were linked with a nearly 2-inch larger waistline.
THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION IS LAUNCHING "WATCHING WAISTLINES AND WALLETS," a web-based resource of Idaho potato recipes designed to help cost-conscious consumers cook-up meals that bank on flavor while saving cents, according to company officials.
Victor Fulgoni, who analysed the data, noted that adults who eat apples and apple products have smaller waistlines that indicate less abdominal fat, lower blood pressure and a reduced risk for developing what is known as the metabolic syndrome.
Women who carry excess fat around their waists were at greater risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease than were women with smaller waistlines, even if they were of normal weight, reported researchers from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health.
As waistlines expand, Americans are also using more gasoline, according to a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.