Thursday, March 24, 2011

Religion: The Silent Killer?

Chicago Tribune:

... young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to turn into obese middle-agers as those with no religious involvement, according to research from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

The study tracked 2,433 men and women over 18 years and provides much stronger evidence that religion may be a predictor of who becomes obese. [...]

(h/t: Ken Layne | pic. source)


Ocean said...

Sure, all that protected, uninhibited and vigorous sex keeps them lean! ;)

bjkeefe said...

How you can talk about "vigorous sex" right after looking at a picture of Jerry Falwell?

Ocean said...

Who says I was looking at him?

bjkeefe said...

Jeez. How could you not?

Well ... I suppose ... you kids and your fancy smart phones, &c.

Ocean said...

You kids?

Are you having a seniority crisis, Brendan?

Kevin Robbins said...

So, religion is a gateway drug that leads to Golden Corral and triple bypass?

bjkeefe said...

I think of it more as the codependent.