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is my mother suffering from malnutrition

my mother who is a resident in a care home, has only eaten corn-flakes for the past 14 months, her lips have a blueish colour and a crack in the middle of lower lip that doesn\’t seem to heal up, she is very weak, and can become dizzy when standing up, I have continually asked the home to see the nutritional therapist, but get fob off for asking, resulting in me being banned from the home, please help me .


In: Diet, Posted 7 years ago

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Eating cornflakes only have caused depletion of other vital nutrients from the body. One need to take extra care of diet which should consist of fresh fruits and vegetable and two times proper meal. Also it seems that she is dehydrated and hypoglycemic due to this food she is eating. Ask care home to give her good food rich in carbohydrates and plenty of lime water if possible to compensate the sodium potassium levels.
Also you can add ashwagandha capsules as safe and herbal dietary health supplements.
Further queries are always welcome.

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