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Fewer Americans Living Healthy Lifestyles

Posted by bmagnus On July - 20 - 2009

The American Journal of Medicine reports that compared to 18 years ago, fewer American adults are engaging in 5 key things known to promote long and healthy lives: eating enough fruits and vegetables; exercising regularly; maintaining a healthy body weight; moderate alcohol consumption; and not smoking. Interestingly enough, Forbes managed to report the complete opposite of the findings demonstrating why it’s often useful to be skeptical of media coverage of medical studies.

Not engaging in healthy lifestyles is a sure fire way to age with the machine, not against it.

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