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Why do lots of my boomer friends look a lot heavier than their parents did at their age? Food? Exercise? Other?
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In brief: Many reasons.
Thanks to vaccines & antibiotics, baby boomers are living longer & perhaps healthier with less infectious disease/illnesses.
Chronic disease are developing later in age. Quality of life is much improved-less disability. Perhaps we should indeed thank medical technology and improve nutrition/public health initiatives (less tobacco use). Unfortunately, statistics reveal more obesity/sedentary ways.

In brief: Many reasons.
Thanks to vaccines & antibiotics, baby boomers are living longer & perhaps healthier with less infectious disease/illnesses.
Chronic disease are developing later in age. Quality of life is much improved-less disability. Perhaps we should indeed thank medical technology and improve nutrition/public health initiatives (less tobacco use). Unfortunately, statistics reveal more obesity/sedentary ways.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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