Exercise, Not Diet, Has Most Impact On Weight As We Age
It won’t shock anyone to know that Americans tend to gain weight as they get older. But it is a little surprising that as Americans age and put on more body fat, the quality of their diets generally improves.
In other words, Americans do try to correct their softening midsections with things like salads and lean proteins. And, unfortunately, that doesn’t quite work, according to a recent analysis of physical activity, diet and weight among U.S. adults. Instead, whether or not a person engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity was more likely to predict their ability to stave off age-associated weight gain. Read the full article here >>