Poor Diet Kills More People Than Smoking, Global Study Suggests

Publisher: Everyday Health
Featured Council Member: Dr. David Katz
What you eat — and don’t eat — may pose a bigger threat to your health than smoking, drinking, and other common risk factors for premature death. An extensive new study on diet trends around the globe ties poor diet to 11 million deaths around the world in 2017. More than one-half of those deaths were connected with eating too much salt, and not enough whole grains and fruits.