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Atheism and Alzheimer's disease

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/* Atheism, obese populations and Alzheimer's disease */
[[Secular Europe]] and [[communism|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 [[Atheism and obesity#Irreligion/religion, generations in the United States and obesity|higher their obesity rate is]]. According to the [[Gallup poll|Gallup Inc.]], "Very religious Americans are more likely to practice healthy behaviors than those who are moderately religious or nonreligious."<ref>[http://www.gallup.com/poll/145379/Religious-Americans-Lead-Healthier-Lives.aspx Very Religious Americans Lead Healthier Lives], Gallup Poll, 2010</ref> For more information, please see [[Atheism and obesity]].
 
== Irreligion, sedentary behavior and Alzheimer's disease ==
 
''See also:'' [[Atheism and sedentary behavior]]
 
In 2017, ''Medical News Today'' reported that "For older adults, a lack of exercise may put their risk of developing dementia on par with that of adults who are genetically predisposed to the disease. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the ''Journal of [[Alzheimer's disease|Alzheimer's Disease]]''."<ref>[https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315173.php Sedentary behavior raises dementia risk as much as genetic factors], ''Medical News Today'', 2017</ref>
== Atheism, alcoholism, and Alzheimer's disease ==