HEALTHY LIVING
07/10/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Americans Are Less Healthy Than They Were in 1988

Five fruits and vegetables a day. Exercise, several times a week at least. No smoking.

Anyone who hasn't heard the healthy lifestyle message has to be living under a rock. But whether it's the vegetable-hating inner child or the primal urge to conserve physical energy asserting itself, millions of middle-age Americans are having none of it.

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