Why Couples Tend to Be Heavier than Single People

Why Couples Tend to Be Heavier than Single People

Being in a relationship is good for your health but bad for your waistline. New research from Australia revealed that, despite being healthier overall, individuals in relationships tend to weigh more than their single counterparts. The study, published last month in the PLOS One, is based on data from 15,001 Australian adults taken from annual surveys conducted between 2005 and 2014. The participants were an average age of 52.9 years old and were equally split between men and women. Seventy-four percent were in a relationship at the time of the surveys. The surveys were designed to look at all aspects...

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