Cancer cases increase 230% in 30 years….WHY?
This is quite a shocking report as Baby Boomers are classed as those born following the war years and between 1946 and 1964 with present day ages of 48 to 66.
Now are these the people who we see forming the majority of customers at any of the fast food restaurants, probably not!
But as we are now exposed to 300-500 more toxins than the 1940’s and the previous generation that made up Baby Boomers parents, is this the actual first generation to suffer from toxic overload……………………A resounding yes!!!
What is more disturbing is that not only are subsequent generations to the Baby Boomers subjected to even more toxic exposure but they are also deeply immersed in the fat food culture.
Does that mean that those individuals presently sub 48 years of age are going to be even more obese as their metabolism slows in advancing years……….I would think so.
In my opinion it is therefore even more imperative for all individuals to address their toxin levels, as the toxins take up space in the body and fat cells enlarge to accommodate them.
The additional findings, on Diabetes, Asthma Cholesterol and Chronic disease are truly frightening and can only get worse in subsequent generations if toxin exposure is allowed to continue unabated.
Baby boomers are overweight, unhealthy and could become a huge drain on the health system, new research suggests.
A report released today by Adelaide University researchers says new strategies are urgently needed to reduce obesity among baby boomers in the workforce.
It says if they don’t lose the weight, workforce productivity will drop and health costs for future generations to care for them will skyrocket.
The report estimates that expenses relating to diabetes alone will quadruple in just ten years.
Professor Graeme Hugo from the University of Adelaide said baby boomers have the highest levels of obesity of any age group in the country.
“If baby boomers want to delay their retirement plans and remain active in the workforce and the community, it is imperative we develop effective strategies to reduce obesity and related chronic conditions,” Professor Hugo said.
“Baby boomers are a tremendous social resource for Australia.
“Their contribution to volunteering in this country is significant and they have a lifetime of accumulated skill and experience to pass on, with 64 per cent intending to work 16 hours or more per week in retirement.
“However, if we are to harness this potential we need to stem the tide of obesity and improve their health while we can.”
Other preliminary findings from the project show that obesity rates among baby boomers are more than double that of their parents at the same age.
It also indicates that they have twice the rate of asthma and hearing loss; triple the rate of diabetes and almost double the cholesterol levels of their parents in the 53 year old to 62 year old age group.
The research also shows that the proportion of baby boomers with three or more chronic conditions is 700 per cent greater than the previous generation.
And the news only gets worse.
The report says that social indicators suggest baby boomers will also have less support, more will enter their later life without a spouse, a greater percentage will live alone, fewer will own their own home and more will rent.
Recommendations from the study are to be handed down next year.