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Ideal for care home and hospital caterers, this BDA-endorsed publication answers frequently asked questions concerning older vegetarians and vegans, such as:
Updated for 2020 to reflect the latest scientific evidence.
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As we age, how we eat for health may change over time. It is important to focus on maintaining muscle strength, avoiding unplanned weight loss rather than unwanted weight gain, with a stronger focus on quality and choosing nutrient-rich foods. This guide aims to help older vegetarians and vegans to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.