Tuesday, September 20, 2016

It Was Easier to be Skinny in the Past

By Sam Yang - Get similar updates here

Even if you eat the same amount of calories (and same volume of nutrients) and exercise exactly the same as Americans 20 to 30 years ago, a new study shows you still won't be as skinny as them.

Some theories include genetic change, exposure to more chemicals, change in food, rise in prescription drug use, and changes to our gut microbiome (which can be influenced from too much sanitation, overuse of antibiotics, chemicals and hormones in foods, and so on).

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