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Adults Fail Miserably at This, and It Is Killing Us

Eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, keep your body fat at a healthy percentage, and don’t smoke.

Those guidelines for overall health are simple enough, aren’t they?

They are the four general barometers that experts believe could help make us healthier – the basic guidelines that healthcare practitioners often give to millions of patients all over the world.

But are we following those guidelines?

I hate to (once again) be the bearer of bad news, but most of us are not.

In fact, only 2.7 percent of the adult population in the US are adhering to all four of those guidelines, according to a new study.

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About the author

Lisa Egan

Lisa Egan has been passionate about nutrition and fitness for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a minor in Nutrition. Lisa has managed two medically supervised weight control centers, worked as a personal trainer and wellness educator, and is a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Nutrition Coach. She is the owner of Lisa Egan Nutrition Coaching and the website All About Habits. Lisa enjoys helping people improve their health and is dedicated to keeping up with the latest research in nutrition science and behavior change psychology. You can contact Lisa via email at lmegan02@gmail.com.