9 Shocking Health Statistics

Modern society, a place filled with temptation, convenience and over indulgences. Trends come and go in the health and fitness industry, many of them are helpful to society and others detrimental. Every cloud has a silver lining though as modern technological advances improve, we have better health care and humans are living longer. We have comprised a list of some of the most shocking health statistics we could find, brace yourself as you may be in for a shock.


1. One in ten parents believe that fizzy cola is a type of fruit

Cola - Kim Stromstad

Cola – Kim Stromstad

Food Company Green Giant conducted a survey among families in the UK and a staggering 1 in 10 parents believed that coca cola was a fruit, counting as part of their recommended daily intake of 5 portions of fruit and veg per day. It gets better one in 5 thought that fruit flavoured sweets counted toward the same goal!

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