Nutrition

Dentures Allow for Good Eating, with Good Force

People who are considering dentures worry that once they get them the foods they can eat will be severely limited. Relatives, caregivers, and social support people worry that when people get dentures they won't be able to get enough nutrition. That's because the estimate of the types of foods a person can enjoy [...]

Why We Shouldn’t Just Say “Let Them Eat Soup”

In New York's Westchester County, an infamously wealthy suburban area outside New York City, county executive Rob Astorino was asked how Medicare recipients would chew if the state's Medicare program no longer covered dentures (as many state's programs don't). He laughed dismissively and said, "Let them eat soup. Soup is good." Now, as [...]

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