More exercise won’t fix bad diet problems, new study says

More exercise won’t fix bad diet problems, new study says

Everyone knows eating healthy and exercising regularly are two of the biggest controllable factors in health, but is it enough to do get by with just one? A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine indicates the answer is no, if you want to live long. Researchers analyzed existing health records for 346,000 U.K. residents that enrolled in the UK Biobank between 2007 and 2010, according to Medical News Today. The study examined the health of these individuals for just over 11 years on average and found that those who had the highest physical activity and a high-quality diet had a mortality risk that was reduced by 17% from all causes when compared to physically inactive participants with poor diets. Read more.


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