Diet is important for family members of all ages. This goes double for seniors with a history of chronic illness.
This video from explains the importance of a balanced, nutritious diet for seniors. With age comes a slowed metabolism and limited nutrient-absorbing abilities. These inevitabilities can be remedied with the right mix of foods. Increases in calcium and vitamin D help protect the bones and skin. Likewise, intake of leaner meats helps to reduce saturated fat intake.
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