y grandmother used to laugh at herself in the mirror, and say she didn't recognize the old person looking back at her! She didn't feel old.Yet alot of us look in the mirror and wonder why we don't look like we used to, when we were in our twenties or thirties. Liz Applegate, who is the director of sports nutrition at UC Davis presented results from a 10 week program called Embrace Your Range, at the American College of Sports Medicine annual Health & Fitness Summit, April 14th."We still have that prehistoric wiring to store fat", she said. We can blame it on estrogen, starting from puberty, as the fat shifts over the decades towards our middle section...but we can also modify our diets toward colorful fruits and vegetables and allocating 25% of our plates to lean protein sources, limit alcohol, and exercise! Over 80% of the women in the program felt more energetic, and healthier, and with the extra protein-much better!