Generation X may live longer but they’ll do so in poorer health than their boomer elders

Generation X may live longer but they'll be doing so in bad health, new research suggests. (Getty Images)
Generation X may live longer but they’ll be doing so in bad health, new research suggests. (Getty Images)

Do you want the good news or the bad news Generation X?

Let’s start with the good. Science has revealed that those in the forties and fifties are likely to live longer.

The bad news is, that you’re likely to be living those extra years in poorer health.

A new study has suggested that Generation X are more likely to suffer more years of bad health than older baby boomers now in their 60s and early 70s.

While you might expect younger generations to be leading healthier lives than their older ancestors, new research has found people in England in their forties and fifties are, on average, in significantly worse physical shape than their elders were at the same age.

The research, which compared generations born between 1945 and 1980, found that

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Here’s what to know in South Florida on June 22

We’re keeping track of the latest news regarding the coronavirus in South Florida and around the state. Check back for updates throughout the day.

Miami-Dade’s largest cities to require masks in public as COVID-19 numbers spike

7 p.m.: The mayors of seven Miami-Dade cities on Monday announced new rules requiring people to wear face masks anywhere in public, a response to rising numbers of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations — a measure they conceded will be tough to enforce.

The cities of Miami, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, North Miami Beach, Miami Shores, Aventura, and Key Biscayne will require people to wear masks at all times in public. The sudden announcement left some specific details unexplained, including whether people would be required to wear masks while exercising. In the city of Miami, a new emergency order outlining the rules is expected to be signed in the coming days.

Mayors of another eight

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10 Trader Joe’s spices and seasonings under $3 we can’t live without

The Spice Girls may no longer be together, but one stroll down the aisle at Trader Joe’s will certainly “Spice Up Your Life.”

With so many different shakers on the store’s well-stocked shelves, choosing between the myriad of seasonings at one of America’s favorite grocery stores can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Trader Joe’s not only offers the classics, like garlic salt and chili powder, but their versatile seasoning blends have become increasingly popular among home cooks looking for an easy way to quickly boost the flavor profile of any dish.

To help shoppers find the ideal spice blend to perk up their pantries, here are 10 of the best spices and seasonings we just can’t live without. And for less than $3 each, you won’t be able to either.

21 Seasoning Salute, $1.99

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Trader Joe’s

It may not seem possible, but this small shaker contains 21 different ingredients. Seriously.

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14 foods with wonderfully healthy fats that you should add to your plate

Eating fat won't make you fat, if you do it right.
Eating fat won’t make you fat, if you do it right.

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  • Fat is an essential part of any diet, it’s critical for the health of our cells, and helps our body absorb other nutrients.

  • Healthful, fatty foods that are a great addition to any diet include oatmeal, eggs, chia seeds, and tofu.

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Fat in food has gotten an unfair reputation as a belly-bulging demon that can wreck your diet and cause you to gain weight.

But the truth is, we need some fat in our diets to survive. The proper amount of the right kind of fat can fuel your body and help feed your brain. Many studies have shown that people who eat more fat don’t get more fat, nor do they have higher rates of other health problems like cancer or heart disease. 

It’s true that fat packs a

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