7 Health Facts Men Need to Know
Knowing these facts can help improve your health and well being
- Men live 9 years in poor health
Mostly preventable by making small lifestyle changes.
- Health is controllable
Only 30% of a man’s overall health is determined by his genetics. 70% is controllable through lifestyle.
- Mental Health
Inactive men are 60% more likely to suffer from depression than those who are active.
Those who consume 4 to 10 drinks a week at most have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Drinking more than 10 drinks a week almost doubles your risk of type 2 diabetes.
Men who sleep 7-8 hours a night have about 60% less risk of fatal heart attack than those who sleep 5 hours or less.
Men who climb 50 stairs or walk 5 city blocks a day may lower their risk of heart attack by 25%.
How easy is this?! Getting your 5-7 servings of fruit and veggies is as simple as eating one potato, one big carrot, one apple, ½ an avocado, and a pear.