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An unhealthy lifestyle is often represented by a variety of health behaviours like physical inactivity, an unhealthy diet, excessive drinking and smoking. As a consequence, it is a major cause of chronic diseases and related to reduced quality of life, productivity losses and substantial health care costs. Interventions that can effectively stimulate a healthy lifestyle will thus yield important societal benefits. Continue reading…