Baby Boomers Vs Generation Z Essay

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Every generation is separated by a group of years. Within a certain set of time, a significant amount of information can develop or change. A few years after the Great Depression the Baby Boomers generation started, from 1946 to 1964. Many things were invented and a lot of things were improved upon. Between the years 1996- 2010 Generation Z stepped into the spotlight. Even though, start to finish there is a 64-year difference between the oldest and youngest of these two generations, there is something that holds them together while at the same time, makes them each unique. There are the different lifestyles, forms of technology and how their health was taken care of and which issues were more prominent yet having some similarities. The Baby …show more content…
“A Centers for Disease Control survey of 13,000 high school students … reported teens smoke, drink and fight far less than previous generations … ‘Overall, young people have more healthy behaviours than they did 20 years ago,’ reported study coordinator Dr. Stephanie Zaza, who noted that use of drugs and weapons and risky sex have declined since … 1991” (Kingston). Instead of focusing on ‘extra-curricular activates’ generation z has another serious problem: obesity. With Michelle Obama placing healthier food options in school, other things can be done. Watching what and how much a person eats is only one step to the process, there is also exercising, and making sure they are getting enough sleep. Another important step is to step away from the computer screen, TV screen, or even a phone screen. Simply, “hours spent in front of screens puts them [people] at increased risk for obesity” (Kingston). So, make sure they take a moment and enjoy the outdoors; play with their friends outside or just simply go for a walk around a park. The first step is the hardest to make but once they get out there, it is easier to

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