Healthier diets could save one in five lives every year. Poor diet causes more deaths than any other risk factor. Most diet-related deaths are caused by eating too much sodium and not enough whole grains and fruit.
April 3, 2019
January 19, 2016
This Visualizing Health Metrics infographic, based on the Global Burden of Disease Studies 2013, provides information on changes in average life expectancy in the United States, World Bank–defined “high-income countries,” and globally from 1990 to 2013.
September 18, 2015
Healthy diets can save lives, while unhealthy diets can cause diseases like diabetes and cancer. The ideal diet is high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nuts and seeds – and low in salt, trans fats, processed meats, and sugar-sweetened beverages.
December 14, 2012
From left to right, you can see the top 25 causes ranked by total DALYs worldwide. The Size of the bars up or down reflects the percent changes from 1990 to 2010.
April 19, 2012
IHME's county-by-county estimates of life expectancy released in April 2012 show that women’s lifespans are improving at a much slower pace than men's nationwide.