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10 health lies you tell yourself

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Excuses, excuses

Making excuses for unhealthy lifestyle choices takes away opportunities to be your healthiest. A 2011 Consumer Reports survey says nine out of 10 Americans give themselves credit for eating "somewhat" healthy. In actuality, two-thirds eat one fruit or vegetable a day and many eat none at all -- far below the recommended five servings. Plus, one-third of those who said they were at a healthy weight were actually overweight. Experts tell the whole truth about the most common health lies we tell ourselves.
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