Couldn't let this observation pass without notice. If faith in Jesus makes you fat - maybe its time to get a new faith?
"Christians are fatter than other Americans. One of several studies revealing this, published by a Purdue University team in 2006, found that 30 percent of Baptists are obese, followed by 22 percent of Pentecostals and 17 percent of Catholics, compared to only 1 percent of Jews and 0.7 percent of Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists. According to the Journal of the Southern Baptist Convention, health screenings were given at the SBC's 2005 annual meeting: Over 75 percent of its 1,472 participants were found to be significantly overweight."
That the (noble?) drinking traditions which form the "cornerstone" of this wastrel western society are even mentioned in a sentence that goes on to admit its alcoholism problems are costing its treasury billions and 'wreaking havoc' across the land only proves this society needs to give its young citizens... a reason to live!