Fat really is somehow contagious. Obesity Can spread right around just like the common-cold in an office building.
I KNEW IT!!!!!
And the masterwork that brings it all together is, “How sitting next to a Fat Person can make you fat.”,
by Kimberly Brittingham
So seriously at first, I thought this would just turn out to be a chubby girl’s clever joke at the way society looks at fat people.
Actually, Dr. Nicholas Christakis and the medical sociology school at Freakin’ Harvard! agree with the idea.
In a study on over 12,000 people across more than 30 years, it turns out that YES, Fat is Contagious.
-IF the fat person is your friend.
In that case, your perception-changes based on the person you like, even if separated by a great distance, will increase your chances of gaining weight by about 57%!!!
Your social network will have re-molded your psychology and given you a certain variant of a body-dysmorphic-disorder.
So for God’s Sakes, whatever you do, don’t make friends with fatties & ditch the ones who get fat!
Because obesity Really Does spread through a social network like a virus.
• Source: Brittingham,Freshyarn-Fat Sociology
• More Coverage: Christakis Harvard- Fat Sociology
• Source Study: NEJM-The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network over 32 Years