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Obesity hits boomer generation

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Obesity hits boomer generation

New research shows baby boomers are not getting enough exercise. Professor Jack Rejeski says it takes physical activity, not just dieting, to shed pounds, and that exercise is especially important as people start to age because dieting alone could cost them precious muscle in addition to fat. Read more in the San Francisco Chronicle at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/07/18/national/w111155D05.DTL

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