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Weight Loss After 50 Challenge

Weight gain in middle age is not inevitable. Discover the latest science on nutrition and aging, based on AARP’s new best-selling book, The Whole Body Reset.

Move better, eat better, feel better!

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Learn what small changes you can make that fit into your regular routine for health and wellness as we age. Step by step, we'll:

  • Show you the secrets to losing weight
  • Give you guides to healthy foods
  • Provide dozens of delicious new recipes to try
  • Help you embrace a whole new way of eating


Here’s a sneak peek at the eight steps in the Weight Loss After 50 Challenge.

  • Ready, Set, Reset
  • Protein, Morning, Noon and Night
  • Up Your High-Fiber Foods
  • Eat the Rainbow
  • Dairy
  • Don’t Drink Your Calories
  • Fitness After 50
  • Eating Out

Just for visiting today, we invite you to jump-start your journey with these healthy snacks to have on hand. 


The Weight Loss After 50 Challenge is based on The Whole Body Reset.

Stephen Perrine has been an author, editor, or publisher on more than two dozen New York Times bestsellers, including the Eat This, Not That! series. 

A nutritionist and exercise physiologist, Heidi Skolnik has appeared on national media including the Today show, Live! With Kelly and Michael, and the Food Network.

Please consult with your health care provider before adopting new dietary practices or physical fitness routines.


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