I have to say that I think it’s more because you’re eating regularly, you’re enjoying the company of your spouse, etc.
Marriage doesn’t just add to your happiness, but also to your waistline, according to a new study. But singles shouldn’t boast just yet. German and Swiss researchers surveyed 10,226 people in nine European countries on their marital status and body mass index—a health indicator based on a person’s height and weight—as well as their eating and exercise habits.
The results, which factored in socioeconomic status, age, and nationality, show marriage really does make you pack on the pounds: an extra 4.5 pounds in average-height 5-foot-11 men and 5-foot-5 women, to be precise, reports Medical Daily. – This is how much weight marriage packs on, study says