Why do I need to eat well?
When you are well nourished you can fight infection and disease more easily. Without enough to eat you may feel weak and tired.
When we are ill we often need more PROTEIN to help us recover and repair body tissue damage.
It is important that we eat plenty of CALORIES to help our bodies use the extra protein.
Try the following ‘FOOD FIRST’ approach, to boost the nutritional value of your meals without increasing the portion size;
Small and often meals – Aim for six eating occasions daily
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The information on these webpages are not suitable for individuals with diabetes, following a renal diet or those with a lactose intolerance or a milk protein allergy. For individuals requiring a texture modified diet, follow guidelines which have been recommended by their Speech and Language Therapist.
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