We all care about our health and wellbeing, but there is no one-size-fits-all solution to health problems. With ageing, a person needs to make changes in his health care routine. Blurred vision, slow metabolism and fatigue are some of the problems that can disturb our life. Nutritionist Anjali Mukherjee talked about it in an Instagram post. Nutritionists tell about some problems that are common in the age of 40. The caption reads, ‘Everything changes after forty. Your metabolism slows down. Your sugar craving increases. You start feeling less energetic.” Especially women have to face a lot of changes in their body after crossing the age of forty.
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According to Post, “One of the main reasons women over 40 are gaining weight is because their metabolism slows down. They don’t burn calories as efficiently as they did a few years ago. Women who exercise tend to experience increased fat in their belly area. Here are some changes that women feel in their bodies after the age of 40:
1. BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) decreases by 6% per decade of life.
2. Menopausal women develop subclinical hypothyroidism, which makes it more difficult for them to lose weight after 40.
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Is there any solution to this unwanted weight problem? Yes. The nutritionist writes, “By exercising only thirty minutes a day and eating healthy, we can not only build strength, but also lose extra kilos, improve flexibility and balance, but after forty years You can look young too.”
How can we stay fit even after 40? Here are some tips:
Include nuts and seeds in snacks like almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.
Increase your protein intake.
Include fiber in your diet in the form of sabja or chia seeds or isabgul once or twice a day.
Start taking supplements based on your deficiencies.
Avoid cereals while eating outside food.
Eat whole grains, whole pulses, fresh fruits and fresh vegetables at home.
Make sure to get at least 8 hours of sleep daily.
Be mindful of your diet.
Look 25 even at the age of 40 with the help of these tips.
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