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Food Safety - Poisoning
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Diet - Health
How To Maintain A Healthy Weight "Know Your BMI? If your body mass index is less than 25, you should work to keep it there. If your BMI is greater than 25, you can improve your long-term health by lowering your number. Studies have shown that having a BMI above 25 increases the risk of dying from heart disease and cancer."
Supplements - Nutrition
NIH - The Role of Vitamin and Mineral Supplements "Elderly people are at increased risk for nutrient deficiency. In large part this is due to diminished food intake with advanced age. However, differences in metabolism may also account for contrasting prevalences of nutrient deficiencies in older vs younger adults. ... There is a need for modifying the present food recommendations for the purpose of educating elderly people. This modification should emphasize nutrient dense food choices as well as targeted vitamin and mineral supplementation. For people unable or unwilling to increase their intake of nutrient dense foods, multivitamins and multimineral supplements should be recommended ..."