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Why do I gain the majority of my weight in my stomach?
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
In brief: Genetics
This is a complex question.
No doubt genetics plays a major role in this. Your sex is a variable (men tend to gain around the center, women hips/thighs). Other variables include the amount of carbohydrates in your diet, alcohol/sugar intake, and exercise regularity.

In brief: Genetics
This is a complex question.
No doubt genetics plays a major role in this. Your sex is a variable (men tend to gain around the center, women hips/thighs). Other variables include the amount of carbohydrates in your diet, alcohol/sugar intake, and exercise regularity.
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