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Eating enough and having a balanced diet can protect you and your loved ones from ill health and if an illness strikes, your body is more equipped to deal with it if you are well nourished and hydrated.

Here are our top tips for eating and drinking well in older age:

If your appetite is low:





If you want variety try meals from different cuisines to add excitement to your meals:





If you feel too tired to cook use ready meals and cook in bulk:





If you need to put weight on and increase your protein intake try swapping low fat foods to high fat, high protein ones:





Aim for 6-8 drinks per day and more if the weather is very hot!