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    England 'healthier than the US

    Hhmm…I wonder why this is?

    <People living in England enjoy better health than Americans, despite less investment in healthcare, research published in the US has revealed.>


    <Despite the greater use of health care technology in the US, Americans receive less preventive health care than their English counterparts.>

    <They have fewer physician consultations per year. >

    < Public health experts suggested more generous holiday entitlements and more favourable working conditions in the UK might also play a part.>

    BBC News - England &#039;healthier than the US&#039;
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Hhmm…I wonder why this is?
    They eat better and don't work as hard.

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    They eat better and don't work as hard.

    Must be the fish and chips.
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Different cultures, different lifestyles. IE I don't really care what they do in England.
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    I think it is the bangers and mash combined with the spotted dick that makes the english healthier
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Kal'Stang View Post
    Different cultures, different lifestyles. IE I don't really care what they do in England.

    It would be nice to have a few more useful years above ground though.
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    It would be nice to have a few more useful years above ground though.
    Havent you heard the new US motto

    eat hard die young and leave a bloated corpse
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    I think it is the bangers and mash combined with the spotted dick that makes the english healthier
    You keep your hands off our spotted dick!
    Don't work out, work in.

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    It would be nice to have a few more useful years above ground though.
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Must be the fish and chips.
    If you compare the calories and fats in a McDonalds / KFC / Burger King type meal and that of a similar sized fish and chips type meal you may find fish and chips is healthier. Not saying it's a health food - just less bad for you.

    It's the fried Mars Bar you can buy in many Scottish fish and chips shops that are bad for you but the thread is about England's health and not Scotland's...

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