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Senior health: How to prevent and detect malnutrition


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  • Website: Mayo Clinic
  • Resource type: Article

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Malnutrition can lead to a weak immune system, poor wound healing and weak muscles. Observe the eating habits of people you care for, watch for weight loss and red flags such as easy bruising and dental issues. Tips for encouraging healthy eating habits in this resource.


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depression, social contact, alcoholism, nutrition, eating, food, diet, calories, snack, finance, financial, meals on wheels


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Rated on: 8/21/2017 11:44:26 AM

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