Although poll results from Gallup show most health care providers talk with patients about adopting healthier habits, with physicians talking up the benefits of exercise with 71% of patients and offering suggestions on healthful eating to two-thirds of them, data suggest Americans are exercising less and packing on pounds. Internal medicine specialist Dr. Christian P. Struven expressed frustration with the situation, estimating only 20% of patients actually follow through on his recommendations to make healthier lifestyle choices.

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