There really is no good news in the world of health. It makes me wonder how much of this is a curse on Israel (or at the very least just the consequence of forsaking God) and if there really will be any improvements before the end. I kind of doubt it.
15 “But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked;
You grew fat, you grew thick,
You are obese!
Then he forsook God who made him,
And scornfully esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
16 They provoked Him to jealousy with foreign gods;
With abominations they provoked Him to anger.
The number of US adults following a healthy lifestyle has fallen in the last two decades despite increasing public health campaigns, a study shows.
The number of people exercising three times a week or more fell from 53% to 43%, while the number of people eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day fell by nearly 40%.
At the same time, smoking levels remained the same and moderate drinking slightly increased.
Overall, researchers found, the number of people adhering to all five “healthy habits” – including maintaining a healthy weight and stopping smoking – decreased from 15% to 8%.