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Study shows NFL fans get fatter after their team loses
CBS Sports ^ | September 5, 2013 | Will Brinson

Posted on 09/05/2013 7:11:24 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Keep a close eye on your cholesterol, Raiders fans. A new study shows that fans of losing NFL teams tend to be more obese than fans of winning teams.

Via For the Win's Nate Scott, we learn of Pierre Chandon, the L'Oreal Chaired Professor of Marketing, Innovation and Creativity at INSEAD Business Schoool, and his study of NFL fans and their chunkalicious responses to defeat.

“One day after a defeat, Americans eat 16 percent more saturated fat, and 10 percent more calories," Chandon writes. "But on the day after a victory of their favorite team, then it's the opposite. They eat more healthily. They eat 9 percent less saturated fat, and 5 percent fewer calories. There was no effect in cities without a team or with a team that didn't play."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbssports.com ...


TOPICS: Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: football; nfl; obesity; weight

1 posted on 09/05/2013 7:11:24 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Then Us Steeler fans are going to be real tubby after this season


2 posted on 09/05/2013 7:13:58 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That explains why everyone in Pittsburgh is a slob.


3 posted on 09/05/2013 7:14:12 AM PDT by maineman (BC EAGLES FAN)
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To: ConservativeStatement; SoothingDave; prisoner6

I gained 50 lbs in the preseason. < |:(~

4 posted on 09/05/2013 7:14:53 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Well this does sound hugh and series, the question is...

Whats the government going to do about it?


5 posted on 09/05/2013 7:15:10 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Ohhh... so The Bills are responsible for my current shape???

How do I sue???


6 posted on 09/05/2013 7:15:15 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Mr. K
How do I sue???

Step 1: Get a concussion.
Step 2: Join the NFLPA lawsuit.

7 posted on 09/05/2013 7:16:29 AM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Dolphins’ cheerleaders’ say otherwise. :-)


8 posted on 09/05/2013 7:16:52 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement
Keep a close eye on your cholesterol, Raiders fans. A new study shows that fans of losing NFL teams tend to be more obese than fans of winning teams.

Non sequitur.

9 posted on 09/05/2013 7:23:00 AM PDT by Dysart
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To: maineman
That explains why everyone in Pittsburgh is a slob.

6 Lombardi trophies help ease the pain.

10 posted on 09/05/2013 7:24:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: ConservativeStatement

Cleveland explained in one headline. :)


11 posted on 09/05/2013 7:29:57 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: ConservativeStatement

And how much taxpayer money was wasted supporting this study?


12 posted on 09/05/2013 7:31:25 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

Here is a direct link. I have saved it for later reading:

http://knowledge.insead.edu/business-finance/marketing/sports-defeat-can-make-you-fat-2582


13 posted on 09/05/2013 7:33:36 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: PoloSec

Some libs and nannies have done away with keeping score at children’s games, as losing hurts their self esteem. Competition is a bad thing, and everyone is a winner just for showing up.


14 posted on 09/05/2013 7:34:07 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: ConservativeStatement

When I worked for Domino’s, I could always tell if the Broncos won or lost. If they won, we’d be busy as hell the rest of the night. If they lost, we’d be dead.


15 posted on 09/05/2013 7:36:45 AM PDT by real saxophonist (All you poor, all you needy, all you're doin' is givin' to the greedy... Temptations, 'Power')
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To: SoothingDave

What is it they say? You can put lipstick on a pig...


16 posted on 09/05/2013 7:37:20 AM PDT by maineman (BC EAGLES FAN)
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To: Yorlik803; Bender2
After this season?




Just sayin'

17 posted on 09/05/2013 7:45:52 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: big'ol_freeper

Sighs.....the sad thing is that there must be either a lot of Steeler fans or the entire NFL had a losing season.


18 posted on 09/05/2013 8:05:05 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Not buying it. I’m a Carolina Panthers fan, so according to this, I should be morbidly obese. I’m not even fat!


19 posted on 09/05/2013 8:30:15 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

One definition of football.

22 men on a field who desperately need a rest, being watched by 80,000 fans who desperately need exercise.


20 posted on 09/05/2013 8:30:52 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: ConservativeStatement

Corn Syrup Nation gets fatter, regardless. Americans are content to take the screwing they get as long as college football plays on Saturday, pro plays on Sunday, fake reality tv is on every week day and Taco Bell is open late.


21 posted on 09/05/2013 8:33:30 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I don’t buy it, either. I lose my appetite when I’m upset.


22 posted on 09/05/2013 8:34:19 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

That’s me, too, LOL


23 posted on 09/05/2013 8:46:18 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

If that’s true, as a Lions fan, I should weight about a thousand pounds by now.


24 posted on 09/05/2013 8:47:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: CatherineofAragon
I’m a Carolina Panthers fan
They had better be ready for the Seahawks on Sunday, FRiend.
25 posted on 09/05/2013 8:52:27 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: Orangedog
Americans are content to take the screwing they get
Lighten up, Francis.
26 posted on 09/05/2013 8:54:29 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Yeeeesh! I can’t watch another gawdawful offensive series. Guess it’s back to the wing buffet.

Sounds plausible.


27 posted on 09/05/2013 8:56:47 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; Larry Lucido; ...
Hey, big! I weight the same as I did back in 1981 when I sat down at my first computer... to root for my Boys!

And before you ask... here is you a beer--

If red X above go to http://www.bobbyworks.com/images/fat%20man%20at%20computer.jpg

28 posted on 09/05/2013 8:58:12 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: dainbramaged

I do hear you. They did well in preseason, but of course that doesn’t mean much.

Hope springs eternal


29 posted on 09/05/2013 9:29:36 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Study shows NFL fans get fatter after their team loses

One can only hope:


30 posted on 09/05/2013 9:55:44 AM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Not buying it. I’m a Carolina Panthers fan, so according to this, I should be morbidly obese. I’m not even fat!

You should be thankful that you follow a losing team, as this study shows you would be anorexic if they started winning.
31 posted on 09/05/2013 9:57:44 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

LOL, true


32 posted on 09/05/2013 10:06:25 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.)
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To: Rusty0604

Some libs and nannies have done away with keeping score at children’s games, as losing hurts their self esteem.

...if we’re not going to keep score at athletic events, then we already have the perfect game for that...soccer...nobody ever scores anyhow...


33 posted on 09/05/2013 10:30:16 AM PDT by IrishBrigade
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To: dainbramaged

Yeah, you’re right. Everything is okay. Time to deal with important things like american idol some show about ducks and hillbillies.


34 posted on 09/05/2013 11:07:53 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: ConservativeStatement; Perdogg; cripplecreek

Yeah, right, lifelong Lions fans would dispute this.


35 posted on 09/15/2013 2:26:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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