Nutrition For The Elderly

By: Caleb Rowland

Sample Meal

A healthy sample meal for an elderly person would be banana split oatmeal.

Calorie Needs

For a male that is over 51 years old and not active needs 1600 calories. If they are moderately active they need 1800. If they are incredibly active they need about 2000 to 2200. For females over 51 and not active they need about 2000. If they are moderately active they need 2200 to 2400. If they are really active they need 2400 to 2800.

Foods

For adults and elderly in particular they need foods that are easy to chew and digest.