People who do not eat a balanced diet or those who restrict some type of foods may need mineral supplements. Mineral supplements should be chosen with care, having only the prescribed amount, as many minerals are toxic in excess.
Most people have a general idea how many calories they consume when it comes to solid foods, although it is quite common to forget that when we drink, we are still consuming calories. So how many calories are in wine?
Nutrition is an important concern for many seniors, their families and/or caretakers. There is so much conflicting information available, and seniors themselves may be bewildered by their changing appetites and eating patterns.