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DietGourmet, healthy home restoration company, has launched an innovative initiative with our consistent elders in being the first private company in Spain which distributes home diets balanced and adapted for the elderly. These diets tailored by specialists are carried out not only to maintain the good health of the greatest but as a therapeutic tool to prevent cognitive deterioration and loss of muscle mass in the elderly. The presentation of this action in favour of older people was conducted by Alfredo Heredia, Chief Executive of DietGourmet, Marisela rooms, general director of the company, Dr. Susana Monereo, head of Endocrinology of the University Hospital of Getafe on Madrid and Advisor external of the company in the composition of menus and Catalina Hoffman, Director general of Vitali, day centres, and creator of the method Hoffman, case of success in rehabilitation of older studied at Harvard University. The population of senior citizens is one of the groups at greater risk of problems nutritional and this makes them more vulnerable to the development of other diseases, increases the frequency of hospital admissions for complications associated with other diseases and increases the rate of dependence. Therefore we have developed a special diet for older people, enabling them to live a healthy life with varied, tasty, dishes and the best quality, and in a convenient format, where do not have to cook and everything is as easy as heat and eat, explains Alfredo Heredia, Director of DietGourmet in DietGourmet. This diet, made by specialists, is adapted to each of the elderly that is suited to the age and characteristics of the person: size, excess or lack of kilos and diseases that may be experiencing. It is a varied that cover all the needs of nutrients, mainly of proteins and vitamins, is a diet rich in fiber to prevent constipation and antioxidants as well as being tasty and which allows our seniors enjoy food as it has always done at any time, explains Marisela Salas, general director of DietGourmet. Learn more about this topic with the insights from Kidney Foundation.