29 Days to a Healthier Relationship


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Watch your waistline

Wedded couples tend to have fatter waistlines, which can spell trouble in terms of sexual attraction and general health. A 2007 study found that your chances of becoming obese increase by 37% if your spouse becomes obese. So unless you want “till death do us part” to include chronic health issues like heart disease and diabetes, it’s important to establish healthy eating habits early on.

Spend couple time checking out local farmers’ markets on the weekends in an effort to consume fresher, low-calorie fare. Or...

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