Care recipient (cr) retains water and needs to lose water weight

Try: Eat less sodium pay attention to nutritional labels to reduce sodium intake cut back or avoid processed foods frozen meals canned foods and sodas because they are generally high in sodium add fresh fruits and vegetables into cr’s diet keep daily sodium intake below 1 500 to 2 000 mg

Materials: Fresh fruits and vegetables

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: Social interaction is extremely important for an elderly cr when people share laughter it can help create a personal bond with others and remove any sense of personal isolation

References: top 4 ways to shed excess water weight by valencia higuera 2009 available at www brighthub com

Keywords: Weight gain water retention salt sodium diet food

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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