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Malnutrition occurs when a person does not consume enough energy (calories/kilojoules) or protein for their body’s needs. A reduced appetite, unintentional weight loss and clothes and jewellery becoming loose are some common signs of malnutrition. If you have any concerns that you may be malnourished, you should see an Accredited Practising Dietitian for individualised advice.
Being a healthy weight is important for good health, but what is classified as ‘healthy’ for people who are in the later years of life is different to those who are much younger. If you have any concerns about your weight, you should see an Accredited Practising Dietitian for individualised advice.
Unintentional weight loss is a common sign of malnutrition. It can be a result of inadequate kilojoule (calorie) consumption, which can be due to increased nutritional requirements or simply not eating enough. To counteract it, it is important to consume high-protein and high-energy foods, such as dairy, meat and eggs. If you have recently lost weight without meaning to, you should see an Accredited Practising Dietitian for individualised advice.
The content on this website is not, and is not intended to be, medical advice, which should be tailored to your individual circumstances. Content is for your information only, and we advise that you exercise your own judgment before deciding to use the information provided. Professional medical advice should be obtained before taking action.
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