Health and Wellness

Malnutrition in Seniors: How to Spot it and What to Do

Posted by David Morris, M.D. on Mar 16, 2016 7:30:00 AM

The benefits of eating nutritious food are well-documented, but when other medical complications rise up around you or your older loved ones, it can be easy to forget that wholesome eating means better health. A poor diet in older adults can mean a weaker immune system, muscle weakness that can lead to falls and fractures, and a host of other problems. Comparatively, good nutrition in older adults can help wounds heal faster and helps improve brain function. 

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Topics: malnutrition, seniors with eating problems, geriatric

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