Nutrition for Elderly

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Muanpare Rattanasiri


           Being good health in old age is not difficult. Selecting a beneficial diet following the nutrition flag guide which suggest portion, quantity and variety of food required daily for elderly are performed. Alternatively using plate of older adults of USA, which consists of 5 food groups is exercised. However elderly needs less energy but they still need all nutrients, and then diet should be high quality of protein, complex carbohydrates, unsaturated fat, vitamins, minerals and phytochemical foods. Saturated fat, sugar and salt should be consumed in limited amounts. Always control weight in the range of normal Body Mass Index (BMI). Do exercise that suitable for elderly, such as swing arm. Enough resting is important for normal body system working. Finally, try to be a good mood that will lead to a good life longevity and quality of life.


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Rattanasiri, M. . (2018). Nutrition for Elderly. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 11(2), 221–228. Retrieved from
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