Life on a plate: how to eat healthily in every decade

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Life on a plate: how to eat healthily in every decade

Good eating habits when you're young are all good and well - best you check out these body-boosting foods for each age and stage

Charlotte Lytton

Eat well while you’re young, and you’ll set up healthy habits for life – a good idea in theory, certainly, though trickier in the offing.

While the mainstays of a good diet apply no matter your age – everything in moderation, eating whole foods wherever possible and choosing from a wide range of ingredients – certain decades of life and the changes they bring, be they hormonal or lifestyle-based, can require us to sharpen our focus on particular areas. Here’s what to look out for at every age and stage.

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