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Archive for November 22nd, 2011

Dietary Protein Benefits and Importance for the Elderly

A balanced diet is essential for good health. It requires a combination of the three major food groups – carbohydrates, protein and fat – as well a number of other micronutrients commonly referred to as vitamins and minerals. Consuming the right quantities of different foods ensures that person gets a sufficient supply of macronutrients (carbohydrate, […]

Age-Related Vision Changes and Eyesight Problems in the Elderly

Common eyesight problems are not limited to the elderly. Nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia or hypermetropia) and astigmatism are common earlier in life and tend to either be present from birth or develop in early childhood. All of these conditions may worsen with age and particularly in the senior years. However, there are three vision problems […]

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