What if there were a nearly universal prescription for better health, one that could save untold thousands of lives annually, lower health care costs and even help shrink the nation’s carbon footprint? There is. It’s called diet and exercise. Now more than ever, there is a compelling body of scientific evidence that good nutrition and physical activity are pillars of health and disease prevention. Americans, however, are not by-and-large living what the science says is good for us. UC San Diego School of Medicine associate professor Cheryl Anderson is trying to fix that.
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