Andrea L. Meltzer

The Telegraph: Getting married makes you fat, say scientists

Meltzer, SMU, satisfied couples, gain weightHealth reporter Laura Donnelly writes in London’s Telegraph about the research of SMU psychologist Andrea L. Meltzer, who found that young couples who are satisfied with their marriage are more likely to gain weight, putting them at risk for various health problems associated with being overweight.

The article, “Getting married makes you fat, say scientists,” was published April 5. Continue reading

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Daily News: Does marriage make you fat? Happy newlyweds more likely to gain weight

Meltzer, satisfied couples, weight gain, SMUThe New York Daily News covered the research of SMU psychologist Andrea L. Meltzer, who found that young couples who are satisfied with their marriage are more likely to gain weight, putting them at risk for various health problems associated with being overweight.

The article, “Does marriage make you fat? Happy newlyweds more likely to gain weight in first years of marriage,” was published April 5. Continue reading

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Mail Online: Happy marriage can be heavy going — smitten newlyweds pile on pounds

Meltzer, SMU, gain weight, satisfied couplesLondon’s Daily Mail newspaper covered the research of SMU psychologist Andrea L. Meltzer, who found that young couples who are satisfied with their marriage are more likely to gain weight, putting them at risk for various health problems associated with being overweight.

The article, “Why a happy marriage can be heavy going: Smitten newlyweds more likely to pile on the pounds,” was published April 4. Continue reading

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Study finds that newlyweds who are satisfied with marriage are more likely to gain weight

Andrea Meltzer, newlyweds, weight gain, SMUOn average, young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows. That’s the finding of a new study on marital satisfaction and weight gain, according to psychologist Andrea L. Meltzer, lead researcher and assistant professor in the SMU Department of Psychology. Continue reading

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