What It Means to Be Healthy Now

Chattanooga Times Free Press - Parade - - Stay Healthy -

Last July, Pa­rade and Cleve­land Clinic joined forces to take the pulse of Amer­i­cans’ at­ti­tudes to­ward health to­day. What we learned was that peo­ple are still wor­ried about their health—for ex­am­ple, 44 per­cent sur­veyed fear a loved one could get can­cer and 39 per­cent fear they could get it them­selves—but they are far less wor­ried about their weight or be­ing “per­fect.” “When I see these re­sults, it shows me that peo­ple want to cre­ate real health—they want to be strong and feel good both men­tally and phys­i­cally,” says Mark Hy­man, M.D., di­rec­tor of Cleve­land Clinic Cen­ter for Func­tional Medicine. Still, many re­spon­dents aren’t tak­ing steps to im­prove their health and are look­ing for guid­ance. ¸-VY `LHYZ (TLYPJHUZ OH]L OLHYK JVUÅPJ[PUN PUMVYTH[PVU HIV\[ KPL[ and ex­er­cise, and many of them are so con­fused they have just given up,” Hy­man says. “The truth is, you can’t ex­er­cise your way out of a bad diet, and eat­ing healthy doesn’t have to be com­pli­cated.” Read on for sur­vey high­lights, and go to Pa­rade.com/healthynow for the full re­sults and a get-healthy ac­tion plan.

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