Articles by Dr. Joanmarie Pellegrini

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Beer Bellies 101: Why do you get a gut when you guzzle?

By Dr. Joanmarie Pellegrini on Oct. 12, 2010, at 5:40 p.m.
There is nothing particularly special about beer that makes it cause a beer belly. A beer belly is nothing more than just being overweight. Any type of extra calories will lead to a beer belly, although it does seem that alcohol has a tendency to cause fat to accumulate around …