Did you know that the average US adult shows about 60 percent adherence to the HEI so a relative increase by 20 percent shows the country could save $30-47 billion in health-related costs annually?
Hike up that percentage to 80 percent and the annual savings jump to $52-82 billion.
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What is HEI though?
Healthy Eating Index (HEI) and the Mediterranean-style diet (MED) score are
numbers that show how well we follow healthy eating patterns.
Message for politicians... improve people's diets so you can save money!
Message for us: eat better so you live better! Quality of life is PRECIOUS! beyond any numbers!