Beer Bellies

Blame that belly on the beer? Not so fast. According to University of California Davis food science professor Charles Bamforth, the colloquial notion of the beer belly — that beer somehow uniquely targets the gut – doesn’t jibe with medical science.

via Beer Bellies Are a Myth | TIME.com.

The article goes on to explain that what they mean is, beer doesn’t target the belly specifically, the pretty large number of calories in a night’s overuse of beer of course just add to your overall caloric excess which adds  to your belly.

Whatever.

 

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