Healthier Habits Are Easier To Adopt As A Couple, Study Finds

January 20, 2015 5:48 PM

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Husbands and wives, listen up. If you want your spouse to hit the gym, shed a few pounds or quit smoking, prodding and shaming just won't do. Rather, a new study says your partner is more likely to break bad habits and get on a healthier track if you join them on their pursuit.

"Men and women are more likely to make a positive health behavior change if their partner does too, and with a stronger effect than if the partner had been consistently healthy in that domain," the University College London researchers write in the study published in journal JAMA Internal Medicine. ...

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