‎”We reluctantly accept as fact the normal human life span consists of growing up to reach a physical peak in early 20’s, followed by an inevitable steady decline caused by the ageing process. Under this fault assumption, we allow ourselves to gain an average of 1.5 pounds of fat per year (0.68kg’s) starting at age 25 and continuing through age 55 (we also lose half a pound 0.23kg’s of muscle per year, resulting in adding a pound a year in the wrong places as we age). Our last decade or two (until we reach the average life span of about 78 years) is usually characterised by inactivity, excess body fat, assorted medical conditions, and a host of prescription drugs to alleviate the pain and symptoms of chronic disease……. p10 “The primal blue print”.