Whether we are men or women, we all struggle to lose those few extra kilos. As we age, our bodies experience many changes including weight gain, decreased metabolism, and others. Some changes occur due to age, others are caused by menopause in women. Well-known nutritionist Anjali Mukerji, who has worked with many Bollywood celebrities, suggests several ways for women to keep fit and gain a healthier lifestyle even after their 40s.
In an Instagram post, the health expert recommends regular exercise and a healthy diet to build strength and improve flexibility. According to her, “One of the main reasons women over 40 gain weight is because their metabolism slows down. They simply don’t burn calories as efficiently as they did a few years ago. Even women who exercise have more weight around the abdominal area.”
Check out these five tips suggested by Anjali to stay fit even in your forties.
Know what to avoid
Avoid excessive consumption of sugar, grains, oily foods and soft drinks that usually contain high amounts of caffeine. Instead, eat nuts and seeds like almonds, walnuts, and sunflower seeds when hungry.
At least 30 minutes of exercise a day can make you shed extra pounds and build strength. It will also help your body to become resilient. It is also important to get a good 8 hours of sleep.
Vitamins, calcium and iron
Getting the right amount of vitamins, calcium and iron supplements in your diet will help you fight nutritional deficiencies.
At the same time, your body needs a lot of protein to stay active. Eating protein greatly helps in increasing the metabolism.
what are you going to eat
A well-known nutritionist suggests including whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables in your daily diet.
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