Special Nutrient Needs of Older Adults - nutritional needs for the adult

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Reference intakes explained - NHS nutritional needs for the adult


Eating right and staying fit are important no matter what your age. As we get older our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become.

Requirements for energy and nutrients do not change greatly between the ages of 19 On average, the diet of UK adults provides more than enough of most.

This is a sample of a healthy eating pattern for 2, calories per day. Limit daily fat intake to % of calories consumed and saturated fat intake to less than 10% of daily calories. Limit dietary cholesterol as a way to consume a healthy eating pattern.