An analysis by Public Health England and Oxford University finds that 80 percent of Britons between the ages of 40 and 60 don’t get enough exercise, drink too much, and are overweight. Their unhealthy lifestyles contribute to health problems such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Study experts blame the demands of a modern lifestyle for many of the poor health choices people make.
- Public Health England and Oxford University study finds 83% of middle-aged Brits have poor lifestyle habits.
- Poor lifestyle is result of worry about children, work, and parents.
- Includes lack of sleep and exercise, excessive alcohol use, and obesity.
Eight in ten middle-aged Britons are overweight, inactive or drink too much alcohol