Many men and women have an increased difficulty staying slim when they reach 40-50 years of age. For women, menopause way result in weight gain of a pound a year due to changing hormone levels. As people age, muscle tends to be replaced with fat, which leads to a slow down of metabolism, quickly adding up to 10 to 20 or even more pounds over a decade.
The good news is that age-related weight gain can be avoided, and there are straightforward ways to maintain your ideal weight. Check out these simple tips and lifestyle changes to help avoid mid-age weight gain.
If you would like more help figuring out how to avoid weight gain, please contact my office at 805-569-5000 to schedule an appointment.