Food Is Not Your Enemy


The Bad Economy May Be Good for Your Health
October 2, 2009, 11:05 am
Filed under: Chronic Disease, Food/Health Blogs | Tags: , , , ,

While totally counterintuitive, some new studies have shown that life expectancy has historically increased during economic recessions and depressions.

Smoking and drinking tend to drop during recessions, and people eat out less often (so, you know, fewer cheese fries and 32 oz. steaks dunked in butter). But people also see a health benefit from coming together with the community around them for support. You can read the whole thing here.

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