Jill Corleone is a registered dietitian and health coach who has been writing and lecturing on diet and health for more than 15 years.
According to the American Council on Exercise, your metabolism decreases by 1 to 2 percent every decade, which means you have to eat 300 fewer calories now than you did in your 20s to maintain the same weight.
In general, women 45 years and older can lose weight by limiting their intake to 1,200 calories to 1,500 calories, and they may even be able to eat a little more, depending on activity level, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. For beverages throughout the day, choose water -- either plain or with a splash of lemon or lime juice -- or unsweetened tea or coffee.
To prevent bouts of extreme hunger that can lead to overeating, enjoy regular meals and don't skip breakfast.
Fight off some of the effects of your declining metabolism by adding exercise to your daily routine.
In addition to aerobic exercise, include strength-training exercises two or more days a week to improve muscle mass, which might also give your metabolism a boost, because muscle tissue burns more calories than fat. What began as a sideline business selling polished metal mirrors to pilgrims in Germany (to capture holy light) evolved into an enterprise that altered the course of art, religion, politics and industry: Johannes Gutenberga€™s movable type and printing press.
We judge ourselves by our noblest acts and best intentions, but we are judged by our last worst act. There are 10,000 species of ants, and for several million years they have coved the earth, except Antarctica [no pun intended]. Credit has existed globally since the early days of trading and mercantilism, but it wasna€™t until the 1920s that oil companies issued a physical card to repeat customers who purchased fuel for their new-fangled automobiles. Therea€™s nothing so hollow as the laugh of the person who intended to tell the story himself.
CHALLENGE #111: Why is the numeric keypad on a computer (7-8-9 at the top) upside-down from the numeric keypad on phones (1-2-3 on top)?
English belongs to the very large Indo-European language family [Germanic, Baltic, Slavic, Celtic, Latin, Hellenic, Iranian, Sanskrit et alia, which led to Polish, Welsh, French, Greek, Kurdish, Punjabi, and English, to name a few]. The real test of character comes when doing the right thing may not be in our self-interest. In the past 5,000 years the human genetic code changed 100 times faster than it had in any prevous period. In the 1880s, Samuel Augustus Maverick was a Texas cattleman who refused to brand his cattle, seeing it as cruel.
CHALLENGE #111 was: Why is the numeric keypad on a computer (7-8-9 at the top) upside-down from the numeric keypad on phones (1-2-3 on top)? Researchers gave cash to experimental subjects who were instructed either to spend it on themselves or on others. BIG Q #26: Pericles argued in his Funeral Oration that democracy stimulates excellence because all citizens are stakeholders with public responsibilities. When intensive-care units at Michigan hospitals followed a 5-step checklist for how to insert intravenous lines in patients, infections were virtually eliminated, saving the hospitals $175 million over 18 months. The peace symbol began as the emblem of the British anti-nuclear movement 50 years ago on Good Friday: a combination of the semaphore positions for N and D [Nuclear Disarmament] within a circle [the earth].
CHALLENGE #114: He was a fighter who was obsessed with boxing and he abused drink and drugs.
BIG Q #27: Since poverty is deeper among children than the elderly, why does public spending on the elderly vastly outstrip spending on the young?
E-mail and Web searches consume 1.5% of the nationa€™s electricity last year, and if current trends continue, by 2010 the power bill to run a computer over its lifetime will surpass the cost of buying the machine. Biologically speaking, humans have changed little in the 100,000 years [or 3,000 generations] since modern humans emerged on the African savanna--not enough time for serious adjustments. Rembrandt was a master of chiaroscuro (kee-ahr-uh-SKYOOR-oh), the use of contrasts of light and shade to enhance the depiction of character and for general dramatic effect. CHALLENGE #114 was: He was a fighter who was obsessed with boxing and he abused drink and drugs. CHALLENGE #115: What proportion of the cells in your body are not actually yours but belong to foreign organisms?
BIG Q #28: Why do girls, on average, lead boys for all their years in school, only to fall behind in the workplace? Only 11% of CEOs of top 500 companies have an Ivy League degree, but 20% of the top 60 women in Forbes a€?most powerful womena€? list did.
The hormone oxytocin is naturally released in brain after a 20-second hug from a partner, triggering the braina€™s trust circuits. CHALLENGE #115 was: What proportion of the cells in your body are not actually yours but belong to foreign organisms? CHALLENGE #116: A westerner and an easterner who each changed the world, but didna€™t want their names used to identify a religion--to no avail. Featured Quote: a€?The truth of the matter,a€? is that a€?we havena€™t sacrificed one darn bit in this war, not one. BIG Q #29: Why are the most powerful people in the world old white men and pretty young women?


When lima bean plants are attacked by spider mites, they release volatile chemicals that summon another species of mites to attack the spider mites.
Funeral directors promote embalming: replacing body fluids with formaldehyde, a carcinogen that eventually leaches into the environment when the buried body decays [800,000 gallons annually].
In 2001, President Bush exempted some 3,500 plants that spew toxic chemicals from the Right-To-Know law.
Consultants get paid up to $500,000 to name a drug, and insist that letters are imbued with psychological meaning: P, T, and K, they claim, convey effectiveness. CHALLENGE #116 was: A westerner and an easterner who each changed the world, but didna€™t want their names used to identify a religion--to no avail. CHALLENGE #117: His father a€?bluffeda€? his way into law school using a faked transcript, and went on to finish first in his class and become a successful labor lawyer. Spoken language is instinctual, the brain collects the phonemes and abstracts the rules from what it hears, but written language must be taught. Busha€™s tax cuts for the rich have reduced annual tax revenue avaiable for public needs by $300 Billion each year.
CHALLENGE #117 was: His father a€?bluffeda€? his way into law school using a faked transcript, and went on to finish first in his class and become a successful labor lawyer. FACTOID: Unusual English spelling shows the way the words were pronounced 100s of years ago. Chinoiserie (sheen-WAH-zuh-ree) is a style of ornamentation using motifs identified as Chinese. CHALLENGE # 118 was: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it make a sound? CHALLENGE #119: Which a€?booka€™ won the Pulitzer Prize for literature and drama, in successive years? Paula Martinac holds a Master of Science in health and nutrition education from Hawthorn University, with an emphasis on healthy aging, cancer prevention, weight control and stress management.
After age 20, your daily energy expenditure decreases by about 150 calories a decade, due to your body losing muscle mass and gaining fat. Your daily caloric intake should depend not only on your age and gender, but also on how physically active you are -- the less active, the less you need.
Your best bet for losing weight at 50 is to ditch the processed and fast foods and to shift into a whole foods-based diet full of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, healthy fats and oils, and lean protein. Sugar is a culprit in weight gain at any age, but especially when your metabolism has slowed down. As a sample menu, start your day off with two scrambled eggs, a slice of whole-wheat toast with a tablespoon of almond butter, and a cup of fresh blueberries for 440 calories. If you’ve fallen into sedentary habits, even a small amount of movement is going to help you burn calories and lose weight after 50. Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post, Diabetes Self-Management and in the book "Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation," edited by John R.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women over age 45 weigh 20 to 25 pounds more than they did in their 20s.
To lose weight, you need to cut back even more, by 500 calories to 1,000 calories a day, to lose 1 pound to 2 pounds a week. Eating too few calories may impair your ability to meet your vitamin and mineral needs, so don't limit your intake to fewer than 800 calories unless directed to do so by your physician. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advises that starting in their 40s, women need to eat a diet that's rich in nutrients to help fight the battle of the bulge and also provide the nutrients necessary to delay the aging process. Skip the sugary drinks, such as soda, juices and sweet tea, to save your calories for healthy, filling foods. Start your day right with a bone-building, weight-reducing breakfast that includes a 6-ounce container of nonfat yogurt with 1 cup of oatmeal topped with 1 cup of sliced strawberries and 6 chopped pecan halves. You can start with a 30-minute brisk walk or bike ride five days a week and slowly build up your intensity as your fitness level improves. Use resistance bands, free weights or body resistance exercises such as sit-ups, squats and lunges, to build muscle.
In the better sets, the traditional flaws of plasma (burn-in) and LCD (limited viewing angle, weak blacks, weak fast motion) have been largely eliminated. In 1958, Dinera€™s Club launched the first card available for payment to general merchants: 27 participating NYC restaurants.
Kugel, an Orthodox Jew and author of a€?How to Read the Biblea€? says that there is essentially no evidence--archaeological, historical, cultural--for the events in the Torah. Koerner which he said depicts: a€?a horseman determinedly charging up what appears to be a steep and rough traila€?--representing his own political journey against steep odds and naysayers.
The rope was not strong enough to carry them all; they decided 1 had to leave, or all would fall. According to the Energy Department, vampire gadgets account for about 25% of total residential electricity consumption in the U.S. Guppy submitted a fish to the British Museum that was already classified, but the name stuck [and the fish is still in a jar at the museum].


At 50 years old, your body doesn’t burn calories the way it did when you were younger.
The decrease, says the American Council on Exercise, becomes most dramatic for women when they hit 50. Registered dietitian Vandana Smith advises a daily intake between 1,600 and 2,200 calories for women in their 50s to maintain their current weight. To shed a pound a week, conventional nutrition advice is to increase your energy expenditure by 500 calories a day; you can accomplish this through a combination of less food and more exercise.
The poor food choices you were able to burn off 20 years ago will probably catch up with you as time goes by, and may wreak havoc with your health, in the form of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Whole foods give you a bigger bang for your caloric buck, tending to be lower in calories but higher in essential nutrients. At lunch, top 3 cups of spinach leaves with 3 ounces of grilled chicken breast, a cup of chopped veggies like bell pepper, and a fourth of an avocado for 228 calories; a dressing of 2 tablespoons of olive oil and vinegar adds 144 calories. If you’ve shaved some calories from your menu earlier in the day, an ounce of dark chocolate feels decadent and costs you 170 calories. For best results, find something you like to do and will stick with, like brisk walking, biking or water aerobics, and aim for at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week. The struggle with your weight may be due to a few factors, including activity, food choices and hormones. You can determine your weight-loss calories by first tracking what you normally eat and then subtracting 500 calories to 1,000 calories from that number. If you're unsure how to begin, you may want to consult a personal trainer or invest in an exercise DVD.
But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
No man spoke, but the woman said she would voluntarily let go of the rope, because, as a woman, she was used to giving up everything for her husband, kids and men in general, and was used to always making sacrifices with little in return. Martinac runs a holistic health counseling practice and has written extensively on nutrition for various websites. You may have cut back on your activity level because of health issues or family and work responsibilities.
That means if you easily burned 2,000 calories a day when you were an energetic 20 year old, at 50 you may only be burning about 1,550 calories daily. For example, a medium baked sweet potato has only about 100 calories, while a medium serving of French fries at a popular chain weighs in at a hefty 378 calories. Replace soda with plain or fizzy water flavored with fresh fruit slices, or have a piece of fruit or dark chocolate if you’re craving something sweet. Aim for protein and fiber at each meal, the two nutrients most associated with satiety -- that feeling of fullness that helps you stop eating.
Dinner could be 3 ounces of grilled salmon with a medium sweet potato and a cup of steamed Brussels sprouts for 277 calories; a pat of butter for the potato adds 36 calories, and a tablespoon of olive oil for the veggies comes to 119 calories. While you may not have much control over your hormones, you can gain control over your weight with more activity and a change in your eating habits. For example, if you currently eat 2,200 calories a day, to lose 1 pound a week, you need to limit your intake to 1,700 calories a day. Bone health is important for women 45 and over, so don't skimp on foods rich in calcium, such as milk, yogurt, leafy greens and tofu, as well as vitamin D-rich foods, such as fortified milk, eggs and salmon. So, plasma has truer color and does better in darker rooms, and LCD has more vivid color and does better in bright rooms.
If you find you’re not losing weight by cutting 500 daily calories, consult a dietitian for individualized help.
Unlike the fries, the sweet potato is loaded with vitamin A, a nutrient that supports your vision, and vitamin C, which helps you maintain healthy skin, blood vessels, ligaments and teeth.
Swapping just one 16-ounce cola daily for a glass of calorie-free seltzer saves you 207 calories every day. For muscle toning and strengthening as you lose weight, do strength training -- lifting small weights or using resistance bands -- a couple of days a week. Round out your diet with more whole grains for fiber and healthy sources of protein such as poultry, lean red meat, eggs, soy foods and beans.
But, therea€™s no such thing as a 1080p TV broadcast (cable, satellite, anything), and wona€™t be for years. Actually, it was an illustration for a Saturday Evening Post short story, a€?The Slipper Tongue,a€? about a slick-tongued horse thief fleeing a lynch mob. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. Athens, to honor god of wine & drama, Dionysus [Baccus], where comic actors wore padded phalluses as part of their costumes.



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