Heart Disease During The 20th Century

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Before the 20th century most jobs entailed manual labor, during the 20th century the increase mechanisation reduced the amount of manual labor and introduced processed foods. With the reduction of calorie burning jobs leading to a more sedentary life-style and the increase intake of processed foods put heart disease as the number one killer. Some of the reasons this disease is still common today is because of the continued smoking of cigarettes, the sedentary life-style, stress and weight gain. People in general have a more stressful life than in the previous centuries for both parents typically work, they are juggling responsibilities between home, kids, work and even some are adding going back to school themselves in there. Most companies

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