significantly more than average?
There's a reason you don't see animals with huge slabs of muscle except as a result of genetic disease or if they've been bred for meat.
Being fit is a good thing for your long term health, body-building is not.
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The most likely explanation is that they are completely unrelated.
Women probably take more medication because 1) they have more concern for their own body 2) medical practitioners show more concern for women's health (at least in western countries)
As for obese men taking more medication. The causation could be the opposite way around, there are plenty of medications that have weight gain as a side effect.
Reasonably we can assume that any advanced alien species will be libertarian. We'd be flying to the stars ourselves if we had John Galt's electrostatic engine.
Given that this is the case the only way to prevent ourselves from being summarily homesteaded by an advanced alien race is to respect natural libertarian property rights ourselves.
It's food for thought isn't it? Every song you pirate is a nail in coffin of humanities future.
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