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‘Four’-warned about our health

Many people talk about how they’re living the four points of a healthy lifestyle, but a Michigan research team has found that most Americans don’t “walk the walk.” In a study of 4,000 adults, only 38 percent were at a healthy weight and just over 20 percent ate five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day. In addition, only 25 percent got regular exercise and another 25 percent were smokers. The bottom line: Just 2 percent of men and 4.5 percent of women said they practiced all four healthy lifestyles.


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