Elderly Need Salt for Hydration

Title: Salt appetite in the elderly.

Author: Hendi K, M Leshem.

Source: British Journal of Nutrition, page 1 of 7 doi:10.1017/S0007114514002803
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25287294

Brief: Salt appetite is retained in elderly but thirst appetite is not – therefore maintenance of salt intake is important in maintaining hydration in elderly. Good paper, but finances available limited cohort size to sixty individuals.

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