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Shereen Jegtvig, MS

Your Calorie Needs and Getting Older

By December 24, 2013

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Does it seem like it was easier to manage your weight when you were younger? It probably was. Changes in your body and your metabolism usually means you need fewer calories per day, especially after the age of 40. Learn more about why your calorie need decreases with age and how you can prevent unwanted weight gain: Do We Need Fewer Calories Per Day as We Age?.

Do you know how many calories you need every day? If not, use my Calorie Calculators to find out.

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