We all know that a poor diet and inactive lifestyle can lead to serious health problems -- and also make some diseases more difficult to treat. But did you know that being overweight affects health care costs?
Unhealthy lifestyle choices are a big reason health care costs are going up. In fact, if you add up the cost of health problems caused by being overweight or obese, the nationwide total is almost $120 billion in health care expenses each year. Those costs affect what you pay for your health plan, as well.
Smart lifestyle choices
When it comes to your health and the cost of your health care, you have a choice. And your choices make a difference.