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No appetite, how do you maintain good nutrition ?

Weight loss in the elderly is common place but not necessarily normal. Many factors can cause a loss of appetite, bereavement, poorly fitting dentures, depression and medication to name just a few.

Lack of food due to illness or stress can leave you feeling lethargic and make every day tasks a chore. complancontains 26 Vitamins and Minerals and is a tasty way to obtain the nutrients the body needs. Good nutrition is important for speedy recovery following an illness or stress.

complan also contains protein and carbohydrate needed by the body for energy and repair.It is available in the form of shakes made with either water or milk ( milk is tastier!) and available in  Rich Chocolate, Summer Strawberry, Delicious Banana and Velvety Vanilla. Soups are also available although only in Chicken flavour at present.There is also a stir in powder which can be added to foods and drinks for an added boost.

complanis widely available from Supermarkets and pharmacists.

Caron

Award-winning blogger and care columnist for Devon Life magazine, Caron also campaigns for recognition of the needs elderly people and their carers. Designer and creator of the award-winning Dementia Assistance Cards which are free to all, and helping thousands of people globally Caron is passionate and committed to making a difference

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