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					                                                                                                                          Beat the beer belly
                                                                                                                          The calories run high, but your size doesn’t have to

                                                                                                                          t      here it is, the outward
                                                                                                                                 projection surrounding
                                                                                                                                                           only 100 calories.
                                                                                                                                                               Other beers your taste
                                                                                                                                                                                            it the recommended 2,000
                                                                                                                                                                                            calories a day diet.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       WEEKEND, JANUARY 17-21, 2008
                                                                                                                                 your belly button that    buds favor don’t fare so well,       Some people think
                                                                                                                          will slowly droop downward       such as Henry Weinhard’s         they’re saving themselves
                                                                                                                          once gravity takes its toll.     Hefeweisen with 151 calo-        from extra calories by drink-
                                                                                                                          No, you’re not pregnant; it’s    ries, Budweiser with 145         ing hard alcohol with mix-
                                                                                                                          the beginning stages of a        calories and Blue Moon with      ers. Most 80 proof alcohols
                                                                                                                          beer belly.                      171 calories per container.      (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey)
                                                                                                                              As college students, we’ve       If that’s too much for you   contain 64 calories per
                                                                                                                          all been told countless times    to remember, just keep in        ounce. Bump it up to 100
                                                                                                                          how we                           mind that regular beers con-     proof and you’ve got 82
                                                                   COURTESY OF WWW.GEOCITIES.COM                          shouldn’t        HEALTHY         tain on average 120 to 150       calories per ounce. If you
                                                                                                                          drink and ENTERTAiNMENT          calories per 12-ounce can.       happen to down a 16-ounce
A still taken of “The King,” from the “Elvis ’68 Comeback Special.”                                                       how bad it                           But what about when          bottle of Sprite while chasing
                                                                                                                          is for our                       you’re at the bar sharing a      those shots, you’ve just con-
                                                                                                                          bodies.                          pitcher of beer with friends?    sumed around 186 calories
Elvis collection still amazes                                                                                             But we
                                                                                                                          all know
                                                                                                                                                           Pitchers in Pullman run at
                                                                                                                                                           about 50 ounces, more than
                                                                                                                                                                                            with the soda alone.
                                                                                                                                                                                                So, whether you’re hitting

w                                                                                                                         that’s not                       4 cans of beer.                  up Wiley Night (each Wiley
             e’ll always know him       with his first RCA album, the 1956                                                going to                             “On average, I usually       contains an average of four
             as “The King.” Despite     self-titled “Elvis Presley” release,                                              keep us           Raina Chang    see someone drink about          shots plus mixers) or going
             the fact that most of      which catapulted him into star-                                                   from going                       one-and-a-half pitchers          out this weekend, opt for a
you reading this weren’t even alive     dom. Its current re-release fea-                                                  out on a seemingly boring        by themselves,” said Ben         light beer or hard alcohol
to see Elvis Presley reign over rock    tures the addition of several tracks                                              Friday night in Pullman …        Kelley, a senior communica-      with a diet soda (fruit juices
and roll, we hear those two words       including “Heartbreak Hotel,”                                                     or Monday night, for that        tion major and bartender at      and frozen mixed drinks
and we know the person they             which was a single in 1956 but not                                                matter.                          The Coug.                        contain more sugar, which
refer to – slicked black hair, curled   originally included on the album.                                                     So if you do decide to           You can sit there and try    means extra calories). This
upper lip and all.                          ■ 1960s Elvis                                                                 drink, here is the low-down      do the math, but I can just      may not make a huge impact
    It’s been more than 30 years            The 1960s for Elvis were                                                      on alcohol you should            tell you that drinking one-      in the beginning, but it could
since Elvis’ death on Aug. 16, 1977,    marked by a string of films. While                                                consider before requesting       and-a-half pitchers of Coors     prevent you from buying a
and while that’s the date most          he showed potential as an actor,                                                  another drink from the bar-      Light, the second highest        larger pair of pants in the
tend to focus on, I choose to cel-      most of his movies were bogged                                                    tender.                          seller at The Coug (right        future.
ebrate a more                           down by poor scripts and cheesy                                                       Let’s start with Busch       behind Busch Light), means
important one: AGAiNST THE              musical numbers. Yet some of his                                                  Light. A plus to                 consuming 640 calories.          RAINA CHANG IS A SENIOR COMMUNICATION MAJOR FROM HALEIWA, HAWAII.
Jan. 8, 1935, or GRAiN                  biggest hits came from films such                                                          er
                                                                                                                          this beer is                          This adds up when you       SHE CAN BE CONTACTED AT 335-1099 OR BY MIX@DAILYEVERGREEN.COM. THE
                                                                                                                                                                                            OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS COLUMN ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF THE STAFF
the day he was                          as “Viva Las Vegas.” For a good                                                   it’s low in                                                              OF THE DAILY EVERGREEN OR THOSE OF STUDENT PUBLICATIONS.

born.                                   selection of these, pick up the                                                            s.
                                                                                                                          calories. The
    How would                           compilation “Can’t Help Falling in                                                downside?ide?
the past 50                             Love: The Hollywood Hits.”                                                        Lower alco-
years in music                              However, by the end of the                                                            ntent.
                                                                                                                          hol content.
look had an                             ’60s, B-movies coupled with the                                                           ose
                                                                                                                          For those who
18-year-old                             British Invasion knocked Elvis                                                            nt
                                                                                                                          frequent house
Elvis not           Tamara Vallejos     from the top of pop culture. To                                                            ,
                                                                                                                          parties, it is
walked into                             reinvent himself, he aired a spe-                                                 pretty much a
a Memphis studio to record a            cial on NBC, known as the “’68                                                    known fact that
couple tracks? While rock music                                                                                                   omb
                                                                                                                          a 30-bomb of
                                        Comeback Special.” This marked
existed before him, he was the                                                                                                      an
                                                                                                                          “Pullman water”
                                        a significant turn in his career,                                                 is the most popu-
figure who pushed it to the main-       showcasing a 33-year-old Elvis in
stream. Indeed, as John Lennon                                                                                                     st
                                                                                                                          lar guest at the
                                        the best shape of his life and with                                                       g.
                                                                                                                          shindig. Like most
so famously said, “Before Elvis,        a beautifully matured voice. It has                                                        ight
                                                                                                                          other light beers
there was nothing.”                     since been released on DVD and                                                             ing
                                                                                                                          averaging around
    But his legacy aside, it saddens    CD, both of which are necessities                                                         lories
                                                                                                                          100 calories per
me that so many of my friends           in any collection.                                                                          ce
                                                                                                                          12-ounce can,
own little more than a generic,             ■ 1970s Elvis                                                                 Busch Light con-
top-of-the-charts compilation disc          Elvis’ final decade saw his                                                           10
                                                                                                                          tains 110 calories
or two. During his lifetime, Elvis      return to live performances,                                                              h
                                                                                                                          in each can. If
released more than 70 albums            including a 1973 show in Hawaii                                                   you’re game for
and had a career that spanned           that was broadcast by satellite and                                               a night of beer
decades. Surely, not looking past       viewed by more than 1 billion peo-                                                pong, you can
his singles is doing a disservice to    ple. Dubbed “Aloha from Hawaii,”                                                  figure that you’ll
anyone aiming to be a proper fan.       the concert has been packaged                                                     drink an aver-
    If you’re curious to explore                                                                                          age of 165 calo-
                                        along with the ’68 Comeback
Elvis’ discography past tracks like                                                                                                r
                                                                                                                          ries per 12-cup
                                        Special as a 2-disc DVD set. That,                                                game.
“Jailhouse Rock” and ready to           along with the show’s album, is an
understand what made the guy so                                                                                                   ou
                                                                                                                              If you
                                        Elvis essential.                                                                            mach
                                                                                                                          can stomach
special, then check out what I call         Finally, the saddest album a
“Elvis for Beginners.”                                                                                                    Keystone ne
                                        fan must have is “Moody Blue.”                                                              t
                                                                                                                          Light, it has                                                                    COURTESY OF WWW.DRINKSTUFF.COM
    ■1950s Elvis                        Released in 1977 a mere month
    The ’50s are when it all started.   before Elvis’ death, it marks the
Between 1953 and 1955, Elvis            last album of his lifetime and
recorded his first tracks at Sam        brings my recommendations full
Phillips' Sun Studio in Memphis                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registration
                                        circle. So bust out those holiday
before his contract was sold to
RCA, where he remained for the
rest of his career.
                                        gift cards and give these a shot.
                                        You just may discover a side of
                                                                                                                          Write for MiX                                                                                               forms due to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Todd 442 by
                                        Elvis you never heard before.                                                                                                                                                             Friday, Feb. 22nd
    These early recordings have             And, of course, happy late
been collected onto several com-        birthday to The King, wherever
pilations over the years, such as
“Elvis at Sun,” which deserves
                                        you are.
                                                                                                                                                             College of Business
toward Elvis fandom.                    CONTACTED AT 335-1099 OR BY MIX@DAILYEVERGREEN.COM. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED
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Description: Beer belly, is the increase with age, men of deep sleep stages decreased, due to poor quality of sleep, hormone secretion will be reduced, the lack of hormones and body fat accumulation in the abdomen increases, and the older the more obvious impact. In addition, many middle-aged man sitting in office a long time, lack of exercise, likely to cause abdominal fat accumulation. Pressure at work, many people eating too much, leading to indigestion, which could easily lead to overweight.