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Hospital Food Is Never Great, But For Some Patients It Means Death – ScienceAlert

People who are hospitalized with chronic heart failure should be fed fresh and balanced meals to keep their ticker in tip-top shape.

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People who are hospitalized with chronic heart failure should be fed fresh and balanced meals to keep their ticker in tip-top shape.
The typical tray of hospital food is not the medicine these patients need. 
In Switzerland, among 645 people hospitalized with chronic heart failure, a randomized trial found those who were given regular hospital food as opposed to a personal nutrition plan had an almost doubled risk of mortality within 30 days. 
The findings suggest the lack of nutrition found in…

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