Nutrition Guidelines

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Concise 8-page booklet for older adults or those who care for them. Outlines the nutritional needs of older adults, including those living in care homes or hospitals. Contains answers to frequently asked questions, such as how to stimulate appetite or boost nutrient intake, and good sources of protein for those on soft or puréed food diets.

Nutrition Guidelines

Generally speaking, basic dietary guidelines don’t change as people get older. Whatever the age, whether meat-eater or vegetarian, we need about the same amount of fat, fibre and carbohydrate as younger adults.

Primary Audience

​This publication is aimed at older vegetarians and vegans who would like to know more about nutrition.