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Decision-Making in Health and Fitness

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 13 February 2019


Philip B. Maffetone
P. B. Laursen

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Front. Public Health, 23 January 2019

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Journal article (peer reviewed)

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The authors debate the influence of marketing and social media on lifestyle choices, often leading to poor decision making. "Since food and exercise are known to significantly influence health and fitness, and impact the development of chronic disease, disability, and premature death, the processes by which individuals make lifestyle choices—and their related consequences—should be an important public health concern."

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