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Can old men improve their health with nutrition supplements?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: May be
An otherwise healthy person consuming a balanced diet does not need nutritional supplements.
If the "old" person in question has difficulty taking usual foods, nutritional supplements may help in maintaining adequate nutrition. Improving health usually requires treatment for an ailment, if any, balanced nutrition and exercise.

In brief: May be
An otherwise healthy person consuming a balanced diet does not need nutritional supplements.
If the "old" person in question has difficulty taking usual foods, nutritional supplements may help in maintaining adequate nutrition. Improving health usually requires treatment for an ailment, if any, balanced nutrition and exercise.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Possibly
If they have a identified deficiency, then a supplement may be useful to address quickly.
Otherwise, best to stick with whole foods.

In brief: Possibly
If they have a identified deficiency, then a supplement may be useful to address quickly.
Otherwise, best to stick with whole foods.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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