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Goldie is a 7-year-old Foxhound mix found starving (only 32 pounds) and unhealthy. The good Samaritans said she never caused them a moment of …

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Geriatric pets often need foods that are more readily digested, have different calorie levels and ingredients, and include anti-aging nutrients.

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"Even if you aren't going anywhere except to the dining room table for school, planning is important," said Kristi King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children's Hospital and an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson.

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In 1918, India’s colonial administrators noted that the poor and malnourished were much more likely to succumb to flu than the more affluent. Overall, people across the world are better nourished today. While malnutrition remains a global crisis, the World Health Organization reports that daily food consumption rose by 25% between 1965 and 2015. To the extent that better nutrition strengthens the immune system, we are in a better position to fight off infection than our ancestors were in 1918.

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