Food Guide Pyramid for the Elderly

Food Guide Pyr·a·mid for the El·der·ly

(fūd gīd pir'ă-mid el'dĕr-lē)
The Food Guide Pyramid adapted to the dietary needs and constraints of old people.

Food Guide Pyramid for the Elderly

A modification of the original Food Guide Pyramid, for those over age 70. At its base is eight servings of water, and at its peak is the recommendation for supplements of calcium, vitamin D, and vitamin B12.