Facilitator Notes: Having read the first text, learners are then asked to re-read the same text read by filling the blanks with words from the key word list. This activity is meant to re-enforce learning from the first reading and to place words in context.
Eating healthy foods is important at any age. As we get older though, our food needs change. We usually less as we age, and our bodies tend to lose and gain fat. This happens even when our weight does not change. Being can lead to high blood pressure, and heart disease. Continuing or starting an exercise program, and eating lean foods can limit weight gain and muscle loss.
Most of our and mineral needs stay about the same as we age. One exception is . Older adults need more calcium. If calorie needs fall, but other needs stay the same, the food choices we make should be good ones.