Irreligion/religion, recent generations in the United States and obesity
In the United States at the present time, the greater the degree of irreligiosity in a generation, the higher their obesity rate is. For more information, please see the three articles directly below.
Generation Z, irreligion and obesity
Millennials, irreligion and obesity
Generation X, irreligion and obesity
Baby boom generation, irreligion and obesity
Atheism and obesity
See also: Atheism and obesity
Secular Europe and communist China have significant problems with obesity (see: Secular Europe and obesity and China and obesity). In addition, Australia has a significant problem with obesity (see: Australia, irreligion and obesity).
In the United States at the present time, the greater the degree of irreligiosity in a generation, the higher their obesity rate is. According to the Gallup Inc., "Very religious Americans are more likely to practice healthy behaviors than those who are moderately religious or nonreligious."
In addition, a significant number of prominent atheists are overweight (see: Atheism and obesity).
For more information, See: Atheism and obesity
Ireland, irreligion and obesity
See also: Ireland, irreligion and obesity
A 2016 video documentary entitled From Europes' thinnest to Europes' Fattest - Ireland's obesity epidemic indicates that 40-50 years ago Ireland was the thinnest country in Europe, but now Ireland is facing an obesity epidemic.
- Chuck Norris article on atheism
- Causes of obesity
- A surprising map of where the world’s atheists live, By Max Fisher and Caitlin Dewey, Washington Post, May 23, 2013
- Very Religious Americans Lead Healthier Lives, Gallup Poll, 2010
- From Europes' thinnest to Europes' Fattest - Ireland's obesity epidemic