After the age of 50, bodily processes, including metabolism, slow down. Due to this, the process of weight loss slows down and gaining weight becomes easy because of difficulty in exercise, decrease in muscle mass and reduction in the body’s ability to burn calories. In women, this is much more prominent because at this age menopause also strikes and hormonal changes contribute to weight gain. Women over 50 are also more prone to high blood pressure that can increase the risk of heart diseases However, dealing with weight gain along with so many simultaneous changes can become a gruelling task that can bring along feelings of negativity and self-criticism. To feel good about the self and your body while maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you should make sure that you manage your diet and workout regime properly.