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What's the normal weight gain for older adults?
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
In brief: Normal isnt good
The average american gains 1-2% of body weight each year. Not a good average.
70% of us are overweight. Shoot for maintain weight if you are at a healthy weight. If not work on weight loss. You don't have to gain weight each year. Watch what you eat and learn to cook delicious veg meals as well. It takes lifestyle changes.

In brief: Normal isnt good
The average american gains 1-2% of body weight each year. Not a good average.
70% of us are overweight. Shoot for maintain weight if you are at a healthy weight. If not work on weight loss. You don't have to gain weight each year. Watch what you eat and learn to cook delicious veg meals as well. It takes lifestyle changes.
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