Healthy lifestyle habits and mortality in overweight and obese individuals.

@article{Matheson2012HealthyLH,
  title={Healthy lifestyle habits and mortality in overweight and obese individuals.},
  author={E. Meaghan Matheson and Dana E. King and Charles J Everett},
  journal={Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          9-15
        }
}
BACKGROUND Though the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices are well-established among the general population, less is known about how developing and adhering to healthy lifestyle habits benefits obese versus normal weight or overweight individuals. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between healthy lifestyle habits (eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily, exercising regularly, consuming alcohol in moderation, and not smoking) and mortality in a large, population… CONTINUE READING

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