When we diet, the fat comes back, and not only that, we get WIDER as we get older–and it’s not just because we gain weight! By the age of 20, most people have reached skeletal maturity and do not grow any taller. Until recently it was assumed that skeletal enlargement elsewhere in the body also stopped by age 20. But researchers now know that the pelvis ("hipbones") continue to widen as people grow older.
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