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Article: one's weight is "socially contagious"

If you want to lose weight, you may want to consider the company you keep. I find this to be true in my life. My spouse does lose weight when I'm on a diet, even though he isn't consciously trying. My sister and I both lost 20 pounds at the same time, even though we didn't plan it together and we live overseas from each other. And when I dine with this particular obese individual I know (who is obese because of her eating habits - whenever I see her she's eating something fatty), I tend to eat more and she encourages me to eat more.


Sat. Aug 18, 8:35pm

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This thread has already been "obesity is contagious" if the link below doesn't work.


Saturday, August 18, 2007, 8:51 PM

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Oops! I'm sorry about that. I hope this thread can get closed.

Saturday, August 18, 2007, 9:20 PM

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