Nutrition is an important
issue in a senior’s diet
Even the healthiest seniors face unique needs for a variety of medical reasons, according to Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc., professor of nutrition and senior scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston.
"The elderly have lower metabolic rates, lower proportions of lean muscle to fat mass and, in many cases, lower activity rates," Lichtenstein said. "As a r...
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