Religion and a Healthy Life

The index is based on a survey of 550,000 Americans that attempts to measure the components of “the good life.”

Not surprisingly the Gallup Organization finds a significant correlation between religious people and a healthy life:

Americans who say that religion is an important part of daily life and that they attend religious services weekly also report having much healthier habits than people who self-identify as moderately religious or nonreligious.

Read it all at Episcopal Cafe here.

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