Stat!: And We Wonder Why Chronic Disease Is Such a Problem?
Posted Jul 08 2009 11:44am
Percent of Americans in 1988 who ate at least five servings of vegetables and fruit each day: 42 Percent who did so in 2006: 26
Percent of American men in 1988 who exercised at least 30 minutes a day, three times each week: 57 Percent of American women in 1988 who did: 49 Percent of Americans who did so in 2006: 43
Percent of Americans in 1988 who followed all five habits considered part of a healthy lifestyle (good diet, avoiding obesity, no smoking, moderate/no drinking, exercise): 15 Percent who did so in 2006: 8