Complete the following being sure to include the minimum word count. Posts will be graded on content and quality of writing.
1. (100 word minimum) The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition developed a set of criteria for diagnosing malnutrition. Identify these criteria and explain how they are used to determine whether an individual has malnutrition.
2. (75 word minimum) Explain what the mnemonic MEALS ON WHEELS is used for and what each letter stands for.
3. (75 word minimum) Describe your current diet and discuss whether it will be appropriate as you age and why, or how it might need to change to improve your chances for optimal aging.