Some say “40 is the new 30,” but the truth is that your 40s are a time of transition to middle age, with subtle changes in vision and brain function and increasingly slow metabolism. Exercise and a healthy, balanced diet have never been more important. As you age your metabolism slows, and balance and portion control become far more important aspects of your diet. An extra 100 calories a day can lead to 10 extra pounds per year if the difference isn’t made up through additional exercise.
In your 40s, you’ll likely begin to notice changes in your hearing, eyesight, bones, skin and weight. Following the eating and exercise recommendations on the infographic below can help keep you as healthy as possible as you transition toward middle age.
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