Most youths don't meet exercise, healthy eating recommendations

06/25/2013 | U.S. News & World Report · MedicalDaily.com

NIH data on about 10,000 11- to 16-year-olds across 39 states revealed that just 50% met the recommended daily amount of physical activity and less than 1 in 3 ate the recommended daily amounts of fruits and vegetables. Youths with healthy diet and exercise patterns had the highest rates of life satisfaction, and were least likely to suffer depressive symptoms and spend time in front of a screen compared with those in the unhealthful and typical groups. The findings appear in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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