lifestyle disease
 n.— «Such abundance has helped lay the foundation for coronary artery disease, stroke, high blood pressure, arthritis, adult-onset diabetes, obesity and several kinds of cancer. These diseases, once called degenerative diseases, are increasingly referred to as lifestyle diseases because they are related to how we live and especially to how we eat. They are responsible for most of our deaths today.» —“Lifestyle Rx: The American diet is defined by ‘excess’” by Aileen Ludington ChicoER.com (Chico, California) Dec. 6, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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