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How to Fight Fat In Mid-Life With Nutrition

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I am becoming an expert on fat burning.  This is surprising because most of my life I was teased for being "skinny".  I used to double my pants, stuff my bra, and take "Weight On" pills to try to gain weight.  I remember my Mother telling me "Lynnis just wait until you get older you will appreciate the whole 'skinny' thing".  Well, Mommy, you were right!!

I literally woke up one morning and I was 20 lbs heavier - at least that is what it felt like.  I had just turned 48 and  I got on the scale and could not believe what I saw.  Where did the extra pounds come from?  At first, I enjoyed the new curves I had but when another 10 lbs came a year later I realized that I was now engaged in the battle of burning the fat.

Now I understand there are a plethora of reasons as to why we gain weight once in mid-life.  The good news is there are so many things we can do to combat this onslaught of fat after 40.  It takes a combination of nutrition, working out…