Diseases and influencing factors
Many factors have an impact on how long we live and stay healthy – they include social and economic factors as well as physical and lifestyle factors. And only you can influence the latter.
Individually adjustable risk factors – this is the situation in Switzerland:
Roughly one fifth of those over 15 years of age engage in high-risk alcohol use.
One quarter of those over 15 years of age are smokers.
One third of the population living in Switzerland do not engage in sufficient physical activity.
Many people consume too much sugar, too much fat and too much salt.