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20 Worst Eating Habits That Are Shaving Years Off Your Life

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Amy Capetta of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 21: You are what you eat—and what you're eating can either prolong or decrease your life span. In fact, the majority of Americans are not consuming a nutritionally balanced diet. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than one in ten U.S. adults and adolescents consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables—and about half of adults drink a sugary beverage on a daily basis.Furthermore, Americans have one of the shortest life expectancies compared to other high-income countries around the globe, stated researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. And one of their studies, which was published in in the journal Circulation, concluded that longevity is tied to five lifestyle factors, diet being one.Read on to find out the food habits that could be limiting your time. And don't forget to sign up for our newsletter to get the latest diet and food news delivered straight to your inbox.

20 Worst Eating Habits That Are Shaving Years Off Your Life

You are what you eat—and what you're eating can either prolong or decrease your life span. In fact, the majority of Americans are not consuming a nutritionally balanced diet. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than one in ten U.S. adults and adolescents consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables—and about half of adults drink a sugary beverage on a daily basis.

Furthermore, Americans have one of the shortest life expectancies compared to other high-income countries around the globe, stated researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. And one of their studies, which was published in in the journal Circulation, concluded that longevity is tied to five lifestyle factors, diet being one.

Read on to find out the food habits that could be limiting your time. And don't forget to sign up for our newsletter to get the latest diet and food news delivered straight to your inbox.

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