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1 in 3 men too fat to see their you know what
Posted By Candy Sagon On November 9, 2012 @ 7:53 am In Health Talk | Comments Disabled
Men, when you take off your clothes and look down, can you see your, um, manhood?
If you can’t, you’re too fat.
That’s the crude but effective test a British health-advocacy group says can let men know they have too much dangerous belly fat .
The campaign is dubbed The Big Check  and is based on the group’s survey of 1,000 British men ages 35 through 60 that found that one in three couldn’t see their genitals because the view was blocked by their big, protuberant gut. For men between 51 and 60, it was a staggering 44 percent. (Presumably, they controlled for poor vision, as a health blogger on TheAtlantic.com  noted.)
A rotund beer gut makes men more likely to develop a number of serious diseases, including diabetes, colon cancer and heart disease, NBCNews.com  reported.
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 belly fat: http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-07-2012/battling-belly-fat.html
 The Big Check: https://www.weloveourhealth.co.uk/TheBigCheck.aspx
 TheAtlantic.com: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/11/1-in-3-men-cant-see-his-penis/264615/
 NBCNews.com: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49611407/ns/health-mens_health/#.UJkgnmewWJ1
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