A new study from Northwestern University reveals that people who took part in religious activities in their youth were 50% more likely to become obese in middle age.

Another study found that obesity can alter your taste buds, while another study found a link between obesity and balding, so you may want to skip the cake sale.

But don’t put too much faith in these findings: the 20-year study, which tracked cardiac risk factors like BMI, was limited to childhood and didn’t look at adult churchgoing.