Please find a collection of information resources relating to nutrition below.

Nutrition 1

Healthy Eating –
Eating Well as
you Age


A web page full of diet and nutrition tips for older people. As you get older, eating well can help improve your mental sharpness, boost your energy levels, and increase your resistance to illness.

Guide to Good Nutrition
and Hydration in
Older Age

Friends of the Elderly

An 11 page leaflet with tips and guidance to ensure you live well, whatever your age - in partnership with the British Dietetic Association (BDA).

Nutrition and
Immunity for Older

British Nutrition Foundation

A one page summary of the foods containing the main vitamins and minerals and their key roles in supporting our immune systems.

Healthy Eating for
Older People –
Food for Thought

Gloucestershire Trading Standards/Gloucestershire Hospital NHS Trust

A video by an NHS dietitian talking about healthy eating for older people. Part of Gloucestershire Trading Standards ‘Food for Thought’ project.

The Patients Association Nutrition Checklist

The Patients Association

The Patients Association Nutrition Checklist can be used by anyone to assess the possibility of an adult being undernourished or underweight and gives information and guidance about what actions to take.

Yummly Recipes and Cooking Tools


An App featuring over 2 million recipes, which you can personalize, particularly if you have diet preferences or allergies. Can also find recipes from whatever ingredients you have in the fridge.