(HealthDay News) -- Elderly people are particularly vulnerable to the effects of poor nutrition when they don't eat the right foods.
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The American Academy of Family Physicians says typical signs of malnutrition among elderly people include:
- Losing weight without trying.
- Frequently feeling tired.
- Having loss of strength or feeling muscle weakness.
- Having memory problems.
- Feeling depressed.
- Developing anemia.
- Getting sick more often or developing an infection more than in the past.
-- Diana Kohnle
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