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The Nutrients Seniors Need and Their Sources


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The body needs vitamins to maintain function. People of all ages require these, especially in seniorhood. However, they might lack essential nutrients due to factors such as immobility and the inability to cook at their age. By receiving at home care, they have a chance to get the proper nourishment they need.


Below are some of the most essential vitamins the elderly need and their sources:


  • Calcium

This nutrient is needed for stronger teeth and bones, immunity boost, and reduction of risks of most chronic diseases. It works best with Vitamin D. It is found in dark-green leafy vegetables, fish, milk products, and calcium-enriched foods.

  • Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps prevent the risks of osteoporosis and bone weakness. Its important sources are morning sunlight, vitamin D-fortified milk, and fish and fish liver oils.

  • Vitamin B6

The body needs this vitamin to form red blood cells and treat diabetes and arthritis. It is commonly present in potatoes, bananas, and chicken breasts.

  • Vitamin B9

This vitamin aids in the conversion of carbohydrates into energy. You may obtain them from dark green leafy vegetables, nuts, and beans.

  • Antioxidants

The three most familiar antioxidants for the body's protection against diseases are Vitamins A, C, and E. They are mostly found in berries, cherries, and citruses.


The three most familiar antioxidants for the body's protection against diseases are Vitamins A, C, and E. They are mostly found in berries, cherries, and citruses.


With senior home care, being healthy is possible. Your caregivers can prepare hearty and vitamin-rich meals.


For home health care Vancouver can rely on, choose only the best. Choose Peachtacular Home Health Care. Call us for inquiries!



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