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Secret Weight Loss Tips for the Elderly

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Elderly are prone to gaining weight easily due to a slowdown in the body's basal metabolic rate. It takes longer for the elderly to digest food as compared to the young.
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Secret Weight Loss Tips for the Elderly

Ageing leads to the lower secretion of certain digestive enzymes. Seniors also tend to be deficient in the micronutrient vitamin B12 unless on a supplement. Vitamin B12 requires acid in the stomach for absorption. And with age, the acid secretion decreases due to the withering of the acid-secreting cells. B12 is required to convert fat stores to energy, which is what helps one lose weight. Experts claim that lack of B12 leads to "stubborn fat".
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Good Article. consuming less calories is very good cause to weight loss.
Meera393 Friday, October 5, 2012
should have also mentioned good natural sources of Vitamin B-12, and ways of its absorption for its intake to be meaningful.
profvkgupta Monday, April 9, 2012

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