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Your waistline could be linked to your job

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Your weight, obviously is tied to how you eat and how you exercise.  But, it may also be tied to what you do for a living.

According to CareerBuilder, some occupations may contribute to weight gain.  Here's the list of the worst careers for your midsection: travel agents, judges, teachers, police officers, firefighters and doctors.

What's the connection?  All these jobs are either high-stress or require a lot of sitting.  Before you blame your boss for your belly, consider this: 28% of companies provide workout facilities or wellness benefits. Only 10% of their employees use them.