Physical_Changes_of_Aging_that_Affect_Nutrition

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Physical Changes of Aging that Affect Nutrition Tooth loss, gum disease, and reduced saliva – chewing and swallowing problems. Reduced muscle tone and motility of intestines – constipation Stomach inflammation and reduced stomach acid- impaired digestion and absorption Decreased senses of taste and
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Unformatted text preview: smell reduced appetite Decline in lean body mass lower energy needs, weight gain Increased urinary frequency and decreased sensitivity to thirst limit fluid, dehydration more likely Decreased production of hormones less insulin, so abnormal glucose metabolism....
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