To what extent are chronic illness and lifestyle linked?
This infographic looks at a common misperception regarding invisible illness: that all types of chronic illness are lifestyle-related.
The truth is, no matter how well we eat and how much we exercise, there’s no guarantee of continuing good health. Genetics and environment play a big role in many chronic illnesses.
This isn’t a reason to stop eating well and leading an active lifestyle as we’re able! Lifestyle does contribute to some common chronic diseases, but not all of them.
Here’s what I found out when I researched this myth.
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