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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- Spring '10
- Nutrition, 20 years, ten years, body ages, gastrointestinal tract changes