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Less than 3 percent of Americans have 'healthy lifestyle'

 


If living healthy was a class, the vast majority of us would be flunking, a study published recently in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.

Just 2.7 percent of Americans have a “healthy lifestyle,” which researchers defined as hitting all four benchmarks of good health. They are: not smoking; getting regular, moderate exercise; eating a diet rich in vegetables and whole grains and low in saturated fat, and maintaining a low body fat.

http://www.startribune.com/less-than-3-percent-of-americans-have-healthy-lifestyle/373734171/

 

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