Reply: Prevention and control of atherosclerosis: why are exercise and physical activity not getting the respect they deserve?


We thank Dr. Babu and colleagues for their interest in our paper (1). We also prefer that everyone 2 years of age and older consume a healthy diet, engage in regular physical activity, and avoid obesity and smoking (2). However, despite decades of recommending a healthy lifestyle, <5% of adults and <20% of adolescents in the United States have 6 or more of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.07.970