Entering old age, it is not uncommon for the elderly or the elderly to lose their appetite or reduce food portions, whether intentionally or not. The causes are varied, ranging from decreased function of the sense of smell and taste, impaired digestive tract function, to poor emotional conditions due to depression or decreased brain function. If this continues, malnutrition or malnutrition can occur in the elderly and increase the risk of various diseases. So, as a companion, how do you determine the food menu and meal portions for the elderly?
Fruits and vegetables
Five servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Or, it can be divided into 150-250 grams of fruit per day and 200-350 grams of vegetables per day. Usually, the choice of fruit for the elderly is soft in texture and does not taste sour, for example papaya, banana, dragon fruit, or avocado. While vegetable choices for the … Read more