Diet tips and tricks — Get fitter friends

If you hang out with fatties, you’re gonna be a fatty.

Fat Friends.

“Nicholas Christakis, a physician and social scientist at Harvard, found when examining data from a long-term study of the residents of Framingham, Mass., health habits can be as contagious as a cold virus. By his calculation, an…individual’s chances of becoming obese shot up by 57 percent if a friend became obese. Among the Adventists [one of the populations the group studied] we looked at, it was mostly positive social contagions that were in circulation…” – NY Times

Fit friends.

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