FSAI updates dietary guidelines for seniors, “fastest-growing” age group in Ireland

Between 61 and 78 percent of adults aged 65 and older in Ireland are classified as overweight or obese, which has prompted the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) to update its national dietary recommendations for senior nutrition. The new nutritional guidelines advise overweight older adults to combine a balanced, nutrient-rich diet with physical activity to avoid further weight gain and maintain lean body tissue.

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