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New ways to healthy SLIMMING

As our bodies age, they behave differently. They don’t absorb nutrients so fully or respond to vaccination so readily, and a subtly shifting lifestyle has an impact too. ‘Our hormones change as we age, particularly after the menopause,’ says dietitian Fiona Moncrieff.

‘Oestrogen is thought to affect where we store fat in our body. Before menopause, women tend to store fat around their hips and thighs. After menopause, when the ovaries produce less oestrogen, fat deposition shifts to the stomach

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