It's something many of us take for granted - popping out to get some food, and then coming home and making a meal.
But it's not always so straightforward for our older population. It's thought that around 1.3 million people over the age of 65 in the UK are suffering from malnutrition.
Lauren Hall has been speaking to one couple who say they'd go hungry if it wasn't for their local Meals on Wheels service.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.