Week 2 DQ 2 - those with dentures, do not want to eat the...

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WEEK 2 DQ 2 It appears that the more harmful and avoidable dish is also the the I most crave for. Some favorite foods that I liked to eat when I was around ten years old were things like pizza, fried chicken, and ice cream. I will most likely be eating these same foods 20 years from now, but not as much. Dietary modifications need to be developed during different stages of life because as the body ages, it needs more and less of different nutrients. As you get older, it is better to incorporate more milk into the diet to keep bones strong. As the body ages, the gastrointestinal tract changes and people tend to develop more problems with constipation. A high-fiber diet can prevent that, but many elderly people, especially
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Unformatted text preview: those with dentures, do not want to eat the seed-filled or crunchy food that is typically high in fiber. They instead go for soft, slippery food that is easily chewed, but is often high in fat. Cooked or baked vegetables, fresh fruit and high-fiber breakfast cereals are some denture-friendly ways to get fiber in the diet. Beans and black-eyed peas are also nutritious and inexpensive. Less calories intake may be needed to reduce cholesterol for fear of heart attacks. It is important to stay healthy and in shape as the body gets older, there is a higher chance of heart diseases, strokes, and other health complications due to an incorrect eating style....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course SCI 241 241 taught by Professor Donna during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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