Time Magazine features Penny Gordon-Larsen’s and Natalie The’s obesity research

On Monday, July 06, 2009 Time Magzaine’s articile “First Comes Love, Then Come

Dr Penny Gordon-Larsen

Dr Penny Gordon-Larsen

s Obesity” features Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen’s and Natalie The’s obesity research paper “What’s behind the weight gain?”

Natalie The

Natalie The

The study, published in the July issue of Obesity, set out to determine how romantic relationships affect the tell-no-lies number on the scale. Researchers tracked changes over a handful of years in the weight and relationship status of 6,949 individuals, and their findings don’t bode well for commitment. Not only are married people more likely to become obese than those who are just dating, but young people who move in with a boyfriend or girlfriend tend to pack on the pounds too.

Be sure to read the complete articile “First Comes Love, Then Comes Obesity”