Higher Physical Activity in Less-Educated People Linked to Unhealthy Diets


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According to new research published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, individuals with lower levels of education may eat larger amounts of unhealthy food than those with a higher education level, since they are more physically active.

The study finds that unhealthy diets are more associated with people of lower socioeconomic status, with physical activity linked to socioeconomic status and dietary habits. The study was conducted by Jonas Finger and colleagues at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany.

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