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The Malnutrition Task Force is an independent group of experts who address the problem of malnutrition in older people. Earlier, Fred spoke to Janine Roberts, the program director and asked her what are the warning signs to look out for?
There are hundreds of thousands of elderly people in the South who are suffereing from Malnutrition. New research shows it's a very real problem amongst older people here - with one in three who live in their own home - being considered to be vulnerable to malnutrition
The cost of food, having the energy to prepare food, and a lack of appetite are contributers - But many people don't realise they are simply not eating the right stuff. Now technology developed at Reading University could help that, as Penny Silvester reports.