The cost of being unhealthy – BBC News

One in five adults smokes

A third of adults drink more than the recommended levels of alcohol

A third of men and a half of women do not get enough exercise

Nearly two-thirds of adults and 28% of under-15s are overweight or obese

Only a quarter of adults eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables each day

Nearly a third of people have high blood pressure

Children consume three times the level of sugar they should, adults more than twice

The average person consumes 7.2g of salt – the recommended level is 6g

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