18 Aug '11, 4pm

9 Healthy Foods That Elderly Should Not Eat | Care2 Healthy Living: By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributin...

9 Healthy Foods That Elderly Should Not Eat | Care2 Healthy Living: By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributin...

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor At first glance, some foods like vegetable sprouts, fish and eggs may seem healthy. However, depending on how they are prepared, these foods may contain germs that can easily make elderly people sick, causing food-borne illness , sometimes called food poisoning. Ruth Frechman, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, told AgingCare.com that seniors should avoid some foods that appear healthy, especially raw foods, because of the germs they harbor. “As we age, it is harder for our bodies to fight off germs, making it easier to get sick,” she says. Planning Seniors’ Meals: Avoiding Hidden Traps of Food Labels A prime example: Sprouts. “Consuming sprouts – broccoli, alfalfa, bean sprouts and so on – is like eating a little plant, which provides a great deal of nutritional, digestive, an...

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