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How to Balance Nutrition and Calories for Your Senior

Ensuring your senior is eating properly, you need to look at both the calories she’s eating as well as the nutrients that she’s getting in her diet. That means digging into the details a bit more.

Get All the Info You Can from Her Doctor

So much goes into what types of nutrition your senior needs and how many calories are right for her. Some people with COPD need a lot of calories through their diet just in order to maintain their weight. Other people need fewer calories, so the calories they do take in have got to be as full of nutrients as possible. Your senior’s doctor can help with that, as can a nutritionist or dietitian.