The way we eat throughout our lives impacts the way we age. Science has proven that a well-balanced and varied diet full of nutritious foods—like fruits and veggies, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and lean proteins—and limited in sugar, salt, saturated or solid fats, and alcoholic beverages is critical to good health.
Malnutrition: Healthcare Professional Tip Sheet
Published June 1, 2016
Many cases of malnutrition go undetected because the signs are subtle, those at risk are often difficult to recognize, and the symptoms may look like a normal part of aging. This tip sheet helps healthcare professionals identify at-risk patients, screen for malnutrition, and personalize a treatment plan if necessary. The tear-off section is for patients and includes additional resources and information.