Older adults need more calcium and vitamin d to help maintain bone health have three servings of calcium rich foods and beverages each day this includes fortified cereals and fruit juices dark green leafy vegetables canned fish with soft bones milk and fortified plant beverages. Special nutrition concerns for older adults our daily eating habits change as our bodies get older make small adjustments to help you enjoy the foods and beverages you eat and drink add flavor to foods with spices and herbs instead of salt and look for low sodium packaged foods. 1 16 of 385 results for nutrition for the older adult nutrition for the older adult oct 27 2014 by melissa bernstein and nancy munoz paperback 1489 14 89 to rent prime 6000 60 00 to buy prime free shipping on eligible orders more buying choices 1720 63 used new offers kindle edition. Nutrition facts older adults need the same nutrients as younger people but in differing amounts as you get older the number of calories needed is usually less than when you were younger this is because basic body processes require less energy when there is a decline in physical activity and loss of muscles
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