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Diet wisdom after forty: Nutritionist shares tips

Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST
  • Women gain weight after the age of forty because their metabolism rate drops, and the body is not able to process calories as fast as it used to.
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After the age of forty, a lot starts to change in the body. Ageing starts to get faster, and the metabolism of the body slows down. Cravings for sugar and starch increases, while we need less calories through the day. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjai Mukerjee wrote, “We all know that ageing is inevitable - but how gracefully you age is up to you. Scientific research shows that we can turn back the clock through a targeted regimen of age-busting exercise and nutrition.”(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

After the age of forty, a lot starts to change in the body. Ageing starts to get faster, and the metabolism of the body slows down. Cravings for sugar and starch increases, while we need less calories through the day. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjai Mukerjee wrote, “We all know that ageing is inevitable - but how gracefully you age is up to you. Scientific research shows that we can turn back the clock through a targeted regimen of age-busting exercise and nutrition.”(Unsplash)

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For women, the weight issues start to appear, and signs of mild depression start to creep in. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

For women, the weight issues start to appear, and signs of mild depression start to creep in. (Unsplash)

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For men, lowered libido and bloating of the abdomen are common signs seen after they cross the age of forty. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

For men, lowered libido and bloating of the abdomen are common signs seen after they cross the age of forty. (Unsplash)

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One of the main reasons why women gain weight after the age of forty is because their metabolism rate drops, and the body is not able to process calories as fast as it used to. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

One of the main reasons why women gain weight after the age of forty is because their metabolism rate drops, and the body is not able to process calories as fast as it used to. (Unsplash)

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With a few diet changes, we can slow down ageing and walk towards a healthier body. One of the changes we need to make in the diet is to consume a low fat, high fibre diet. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

With a few diet changes, we can slow down ageing and walk towards a healthier body. One of the changes we need to make in the diet is to consume a low fat, high fibre diet. (Unsplash)

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Consuming more calcium in the diet helps in building stronger bones for the body, thereby cutting down the risk of bone loss. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Consuming more calcium in the diet helps in building stronger bones for the body, thereby cutting down the risk of bone loss. (Unsplash)

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Switching to a healthier lifestyle by cutting down the consumption of soft drinks, alcohol and caffeine helps in hydrating the system and maintaining a good health. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Switching to a healthier lifestyle by cutting down the consumption of soft drinks, alcohol and caffeine helps in hydrating the system and maintaining a good health. (Unsplash)

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