The consequences of smoking and excessive alcohol consumption have been known for a long time, and smokers have for some time been portrayed quite strikingly on every box of cigarettes. Fitness studios, on the other hand, like to advertise with lists of various advantages of sport and emphasize how healthy regular exercise is. So it is widely known what is healthy and what is unhealthy. However, two researchers from Jülich have now shown how “unhealthy” it can be to have no or only a few social contacts.
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