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obesity in adults
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Obesity in the Elderly

Obesity is a condition that increases the risk of illnesses, affects your quality of life, and reduces the life expectancy in both the young and elderly population globally. The prevalence of obesity in the aging population has been on the…
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how to Prevent Obesity
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How Can the Elderly Prevent Obesity?

Although several factors cause obesity in aging adults, key reasons why many people become obese as they age involve a decrease in their physical activity, lower metabolic rates, medication, and poor nutrition needs. To prevent obesity, the elderly should stick…
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Five Causes of Obesity
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What are the Five Causes of Obesity in The Elderly?

Given that obesity is one of the biggest health problems globally, many studies focus on factors that cause it and strategies to prevent or treat obesity. Here are the five most common causes of obesity. Genetics Although obesity is not entirely…
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Obese People Live
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How Long Do Obese People Live?

Research showed that obesity reduces life expectancy in both the young and the aging population. One study estimated that being obese can accelerate death by eight years in men. For women, life expectancy is six years less. At the same time, obesity…
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