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Higher intensity physical activity needed for weight loss

The percentage of people ages 65 years and older in the United States who are obese reached 38% in 2009-2010 (Older Americans 2012 Key Indicators of Well-Being).

In Canada, 57.5% of people 65 years and older reported they were overweight or obese in 2012 (Statistics Canada).

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