Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Americans Lack Exercise, Sleep and Weight Control

“More Americans are regular drinkers than gym-goers, according to a federal health habits survey that also offers further proof of the country's burgeoning weight problem. Thirty-one percent of Americans are getting adequate amounts of exercise -- that's moderate exercise for 30 minutes, five times a week. Some 40 percent do none at all, according to the CDC's National Health Interview Survey. That leaves another 29 percent who get active, but not often enough. The poll results reconfirmed other studies that found the number of overweight Americans has jumped. The CDC's last survey, released in...


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