Thursday, April 3, 2008

Body Changes Mean Nutrition Should be Monitored, Supplemented After Age 50

If you are 50 or older, your nutritional needs are different than they used to be.
At about age 50, the body's metabolism (the rate at which it burns calories) slows considerably. The body digests food differently, and the need for healthful meals increases. This leaves little wiggle room for that extra piece of pie or super-size order of french fries.

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