Why after marriage wife nd husband both become fatty?
Once the wedding bells stop ringing, the eating begins.
According to a study by Cornell University's Jeffery Sobal, published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, newlyweds gain more weight on average than singles or people who are widowed or divorced.
Another study, in Obesity Research, reported an average weight gain of six to eight pounds over a two-year period after getting married.
We tend to take on the "bad" eating patterns of our partners. According to Sobal, one of the selection criteria used to pick your spouse is how he/she eats. "If you're a vegetarian, or a gourmet diner, you are more likely to feel comfortable with someone who shares your individual eating traits. Think about it you're going to be eating with this person the rest of your life," says Sobal.
According to David Katz, a professor of public health at Yale University School of Medicine, on ...more