Lose weight after 40

Diet for 40 year olds

In this age make themselves familiar with the hormonal changes and a slower metabolism. Compared with youth body's need for energy decreases decreases by 1/4. Therefore, although we do not eat too much, you gain weight.

What diet after the age of 40?

You must now give up the fat and sweets, eat less sweet fruit, because they have too much sugar, and more variety of vegetables.

Note! After discontinuation of the diet you will not gain weight if you will not overfeed. Control your body weight once a week, and when you notice that you came back to the weight, repeat the diet.

In your the menu can not be missed:

  • lean poultry and a variety of marine fish and freshwater - are easily digestible and quickly the body burns them;
  • vegetables - improves peristalsis, accelerate and regulate digestion;
  • dairy products - milk and milk products (kefir, yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese) - once a day, but in the low-fat version.

Note! Drink a lot. best still mineral water and herbal teas. Plan your food for the day (small portions but often - up to 6 times a day).

The only hearty meal of the day should be the first breakfast (preferably with dairy products or lean ham). Try to limit bread, 1 slice of wholemeal bread a day with more than enough.

Note! Try not to eat dinner. It's the most effective slimming agent.

Example 40 Diet

Day one


- 10 grams of fat cottage cheese,
- Radishes and chives,
- 3 tablespoons of yogurt.

Second breakfast:

- 1 tomato


- 15 grams of broiled chicken breast or veal,
- 2 tablespoons of rice,
- Green salad with vinaigrette dressing.


- Cup of vitamins

Recipe: 1 large bunch of radishes, 1 apple, a few stalks of celery, 1 red onion, 1 butterhead lettuce, half a bunch of parsley, the juice of one lemon, a pinch of salt, ground pepper.

Clean the vegetables, wash thoroughly, thoroughly drained; radishes cut into slices; onion and celery stalks into rings; Chop parsley; shredded vegetables add to salad bowl, seasoning, sprinkle with lemon juice.

Day two


- 3 tablespoons of muesli with a glass of milk 0.5% fat,
- Thin slice of crisp bread buttered,
- 2 slices of chicken ham,
- 1 cucumber.

Second breakfast:

- 1 apple.


- Cup of chicken broth with a spoon pasta,
- Cauliflower with a sauce of peppers and wholemeal toast

Recipe - 1 cauliflower, 1/2 pod peppers, 1 onion, salt, white pepper, 1 teaspoon of oil

Clean cauliflower, wash thoroughly cornered, cook; Chop peppers and onions, toss in hot oil, simmer; Pour the drained cauliflower, sprinkle with chopped greens.


- Vegetable salad with 10 grams of roasted chicken breast with vegetables,
- 1 mandarin.

Day three


- On thin milk pudding with strawberries fresh or frozen.

Second breakfast:

- Slice of crispbread with cheese slice,
- 1 tomato.


- Cooked chicken breast (15 grams) of vegetables.

Recipe - 15 grams of chicken breast meat, a bunch of carrots, Brussels sprouts, salt, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon of butter

Clean the greens, wash thoroughly, osączy, shred; insert vegetables into the pot, cook in a small amount of water, and when they are soft, remove, encirclement; to brew insert washed and dried meat, cook, remove to a plate, occupancy vegetables; Put on top of a piece of butter.

- 1 cup of beet juice and apples diluted mineral water.


- Baked apple with no additives.

Day four


- Scrambled eggs with 2 and 1 egg yolk proteins,
- A slice of wholemeal bread.

Second breakfast:

- Mug skimmed natural yoghurt.


- Fish with Spinach

Recipe - 20 grams of fish (cod, carp, pollock), a handful of fresh spinach leaves, salt, pepper pod 1/2 teaspoon oil, 1/2 lemon

Wash the fish, posól, sprinkle with lemon juice; Wash the spinach, toss for 5 minutes on salted boiling water, drain, sprinkle with lemon juice mixed with oil; cook steamed fish, put on spinach, sprinkle with pieces of peppers.

- 1 potato,
- 1 apple.


- Vegetable salad with mayonnaise light.

Day five


- 3 tablespoons of oatmeal,
- 1 cup of skim milk 0.5%.

Second breakfast:

- Tomato and a bunch of radishes.


- Vegetable soup with potato,
- Stuffed cabbage with turkey meat and vegetables.

Recipe - 3 leaves of cabbage, 10 grams of minced turkey meat, 1 tbsp rice, 1 onion, radishes, dill, yogurt, salt, pepper

Cook rice groats, allow to cool; Peel onion, chop, mix with rice; Connect with minced meat, seasoning to taste with salt and pepper; pour over cabbage leaves in boiling water, 3 minutes after the encirclement; Spread on a chopping board, fill the prepared stuffing, wrap; cook in salted boiling water (approx. 15-20 min); Remove, garnish with dill and sliced ​​into rings radishes; yogurt, add a few tablespoons of broth which is cooked stuffed cabbage, spices, sauce, pour over cabbage rolls.


- 2 slices of lean meats, for example. Tenderloin or chicken ham,
- 1 slice of whole-grain crisp bread
- Half a cucumber.


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