Sarah Collins has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Penn State-University Park and formal education in fitness and nutrition. If you just turned the big 5-0, you might wonder if your nutritional needs are going to change during this new decade of your life.
It varies a little based on weight, height, activity level, and a few other factors, but on average about 1,000 to 1,300 calories a day. Your documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" calls on viewers to act together to solve the crisis of global warming.
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You're on the precipice of needing fewer calories -- at 51, your caloric needs decrease by 200 calories a day. Your daily caloric breakdown, whether it's closer to 1,800 or 2,200 calories per day, should include 45 to 65 percent carbohydrates, 10 to 35 percent protein and 20 to 35 percent fat. In addition, you'll need vital micronutrients, including B vitamins -- particularly B-6 and B-12 -- calcium and vitamin D, plus antioxidants found in brightly colored fruits and veggies. This means that at age 45, much less food can be eaten than when you were ten years y…ounger.
If you ate 1200 calories a day when you were 35 years old, you should be eating no more than 1000-1100 calories now.

Most health gurus advise not to go below 1000 calories per day but to increase physical activity instead.

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