Finding it hard to live healthy? Here's why.

February 27, 2020 by bizwomen

Whether it’s money or time constraints or higher stress levels, women struggle to pursue a healthy lifestyle more often than men.

That’s one of the takeaways from Mindbody’s 2020 Wellness Index report, which evaluated wellness across the country and what stands in the way of healthier lifestyles for Americans. More than 20,000 adults across 50 cities took part in the survey, per wellness technology platform Mindbody.

This comes as a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 42 percent of U.S. adults are obese, a rise of 2 percent from a similar survey in 2015-16, CBS News reports.

Each of the obstacles to healthy living affect women more than men, Mindbody found. Disparities between genders were widest in citing money constraints and difficulty holding themselves accountable.

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