Food for every age: here's what to eat in every decade of your life

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As you age, your food needs change.  (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)
As you age, your food needs change.  (PHOTO: Getty Images / Gallo Images)

Chances are your food tastes have changed over the years. Perhaps as a teenager you didn’t like olives but now you love them, and while as a 30-something you could order a spicy meal and go straight to sleep afterwards, in your 40s you need to go easy on the chilli to avoid indigestion. 

So it probably won’t surprise you that what you should be eating to maintain your health also changes as the years go by.

It’s the time in your life when you’re most likely to eat out or have lots of takeaways – and chances are caffeine and/or alcohol play a large part in your day. Here are some tips to making better choices. 

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