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Weight Loss Tips For Men Over 40

Once men reached over 40, getting rid of a few annoying pounds seems to take mighty effort. Here's what you need to consider...
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Start Counting

Start Counting

As we age, our metabolism slows and we burn fewer calories per day than we did when we were younger. Ensure that you are not consuming more calories than you’re burning—so if you want to lose lbs, start counting.

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Cut Back on Alcohol

Cut Back on Alcohol

Alcohol can strain numerous organ systems. It's either you ditch the booze entirely [if you're trying to lose weight] or at least limit yourself to two drinks per week.

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Reduce Meat Consumption

Reduce Meat Consumption

The top 3 causes of death for men in the US are heart diseases, diabetes and cancer. You can reduce your risk by eating less meat and more of healthy plant-based fats.

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Include High Protein Foods In Your Diet

Include High Protein Foods In Your Diet

After age 40, men lose up to 8% of their muscle mass per decade. Load up for at least 25 to 30 grams of high-quality protein with each meal.

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Take Supplements

Take Supplements

Generally, men over 40 are deficient in vitamin C, Vitamin D, magnesium, B vitamins, and zinc. Although it is better to score nutrients from real whole foods, supplements are a must too as we age.

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Eat More Fish

Eat More Fish

Eat at least two fish-based meals per week. While salmon packs the most power with its omega-3 fatty acids, try on mackerel, tuna, sardines and bluefish as well.

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Resist The Carbs

Resist The Carbs

Stay away from refined carbs as you age as it can slow down your metabolism. Opt for these carbs instead: fruits, vegetables and whole grains to ensure your blood sugar remains stable and you can keep cravings in check.