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Category: better health

How Your Nutritional Needs Change As You Age

As we get older, eating healthy becomes even more important. As ageing is linked to a whole host of different changes in our bodies, such as nutrient deficiencies, loss of bone strength and density and muscle weakness, finding ways to treat and alleviate these symptoms and changes is vital in maintaining a good quality of life as we become older. However, there are things you can do in order to help prevent your body from age-related changes and deficiencies. 

How Does Ageing Affect Your Nutritional Needs?

Ageing is linked to a number of different changes in the body, such as thinner skin, muscle loss and less stomach acid. Some of these normal body changes can make you more prone to nutrient deficiencies, whilst other changes can also change and affect your senses and quality of life as you get older.

Studies have shown that around 20% of elderly people have … Read More