How aging adults can maintain a healthy weight

 

Last updated 2/3/2022 at 2:50pm



FALLBROOK – Calorie-counting and watching one's weight is often seen as a young person's game. But even aging men and women should recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.

Older adults may experience weight gain or unintentional weight loss. Understanding how to address each in healthy ways is important.

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More than two-thirds of Americans, including adults age 65 and older, are overweight and obese, according to U.S. News & World Report. A combination of factors can contribute to weight gain in older adults, including a slower metabolism and a tendency...



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