Category Archive: Weight loss & diet

Feb 20

Seniors Are Getting Fat

I know it would be kinder and more gentle to say folks over 60 are gaining more weight but the truth is more are becoming obese. Data was released from the 2005-2006 of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) which reports that almost three quarters (68.6 percent) of adults aged 60 and over …

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Mar 20

Age Can Make People Leaner

It is very difficult to find a link between weight and death among the elderly because so many of the very elderly are already sick and at risk of dying. It is true, however, that when people get in their 70's and 80's they tend to lose weight. The primary reason, however, is not their …

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