January 19, 2011
Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrition
And avoid complications of malnourishment
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to eat properly at any age, particularly for seniors.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says malnutrition in seniors can lead to a range of additional health problems:
- Unintended weight loss.
- Muscle weakening and lack of strength.
- Feeling depressed.
- Memory loss.
- Compromised immunity from infection.