Only 2.7% of all adults in the U.S. were found to have all four healthy lifestyle behaviors: a healthy diet, regular moderate physical activity, a healthy weight, and not smoking. Only 16% had three of the four healthy behaviors. The greatest benefit was found in those who had all four, but even having only one, improved the biomarkers for cardiovascular disease.
LifeTip: Simple healthy behaviors, practiced on a consistent basis, yield significant benefits for health. Learn more by watching “Changing Bad Habits for Good” with Dr. David DeRose.
Adapted from PositiveChoices.com
Why is it that you assume all are obese or overweight and do nothing for those of us who are underweight and give us no way to help on this???
I have the same challenge so I totally understand what you are saying. The greater problem of obesity often times overshadows the other end of the spectrum. I’ll pass on your remarks to the author and see what can be done to help those of us who could benefit from a few extra pounds.