Metabolism and Health 50+

What is metabolism?

Metabolism is a chemical process that transforms the calories we have put by food into the body with help of oxygen, transforming it into energy. For body health 50+ energy is needed both at work and at rest. During the rest of the day, we use energy for breathing, circulation and cell renewal functions.

Does metabolism slow down over the years?

Aging affects the speed of metabolism, but physical activity is also important. With years we feel a fall in energy, that is normal, if we do not exercise, that means that our body does not use all the calories we have eaten through food and drinks.  Women have a problem that after 50+ there is a drop in the level of estrogen which can be the cause of the decline in the level of metabolism and impact on health. So it increases your body weight.

How to Improve Metabolic Activity?

First of all, physical activity.

Depending on your preference, but be sure to stay active, whether it is long walking, cycling, fitness, jogging, dancing. You can take time for yourself, practice at home 2-3 times a week, or go to a fitness center, arrange a training type with your coach. If you relax, the metabolism slows down, the body will get older, you will gain weight and feel old and slow, which you certainly do not want to.

On second place is nutrition.

Accept the fact that we do not need nutrition and the same amount of food as if we were 30.

The excess of calories the body transforms into fat is deposited first around the waist, then the entire body.

Make changes in your diet, they do not have to be rigorous but reduce your sugar to a minimum.

Let your diet be inspired by vegetables, cereals, fruit.

Find new recipes, prepare new meals, this will be a positive stimulus to change.

Already after a short time, you will get more energy, feel more positive and therefore healthier.

What is the good choice for health and improving metabolic activity?

With combinations of fruits, vegetables, proteins and good fats in your smoothie can be ideal for skin and body.

Many people can feel satisfied with a smoothie for breakfast. So why not, prepare it some for your health, beauty and improving metabolic activity.

If you haven’t time at morning, make your smoothie ahead of time and keep it in the fridge in a tightly sealed container for tomorrow.  Keep your smoothie in glass jars or the Blender bottle.

Apple-Ginger Blend Smoothie

1 chopped peeled apple

1/2-inch piece peeled ginger

juice of 2 limes

1/4 cup honey

1 cup water

2 cups ice



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Awesome tips! I think I really need to try these to get improving my metabolism. Smoothies seem like a yummy option! 🙂

Nicholas Richards

An informative and passionate article! Nutrition and proper attention to intake are absolutely crucial in living a life full of vitality well 50 and beyond! I’m happy there is an advocate out there to keep women happy and healthy! Keep up the good work, looking forward to future posts!


I really enjoyed this article. You have some nice advice, and I will be trying the apple and ginger smoothie. Thank you for the info.


Everyone should know by now that health is wealth. Also that everything in life is made up of energy. So, by improving the metabolism, this will give everyone an opportunity to increase their health and energy level. This also helps with mental and spiritual health as well. Thank you so much for this amazing article.

Mike Long

Great Post Maja,
Nutrition so critical, not just calories but the right ones. Like your site, very nice !