Seniors and nutrition
As we age we lose lean body mass (i.e., muscles) consequently, our calorie requirements decline. Yet our vitamin and mineral requirements remain the same, in fact sometimes they increase. That means the foods we eat must be energy dense - so every bite is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Eating toast and tea isn't enough, and can contribute to malnutrition.
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