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Meals, nutrition and feeding (NHS Choices)

Good nutrition is vital for the health and wellbeing of someone receiving care. It’s particularly important for someone who is recovering from an illness. Eating only a limited diet or not getting enough food can lead to malnutrition.

Malnutrition can be caused by:

If someone isn’t getting enough nutrients they may not respond well to medical treatment.

For more information visit the NHS Choices website.

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