Can an Alzheimer's patient live on just applesauce, yogurt, and ice cream?

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Elements, pertaining to diet:
The key to a healthy balanced diet is not to ban or omit any foods or food groups but to balance what you eat by consuming a variety of foods in the right proportions. At a high level, the basic elements of a healthy diet include the right amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and water.
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Applesauce has fiber.
An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.
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I guess AC doesn't want me to receive a hug. Is it just me or do you all see no hug displayed under your own avatar now?
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Oatmeal comes to mind. Maybe some scrambled eggs.
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Could probably use a little fiber in there and something with a little bulk otherwise I would foresee gastrointestinal problems in their future.
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The biggest issue I see with just eating those three things is a lack of fiber. I agree with - why push things they can't or won't eat at this point, but a lack of fiber in a high dairy diet can lead to constipation which can leave the individual pretty uncomfortable. Can you mix in one of those tasteless powders like Benefiber into the yogurt and the apple sauce? It won't change the consistency of the food either. Rainman has a nightly double serving of yougurt with a heaping tablespoon of Benefiber mixed in at his doctors order.
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Sounds good to me if that's all they can get down.
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What are elemtents??? I mean elements!
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If it's a decent quality ice cream with whole egg content, and whole milk yoghurt, and the apple sauce is properly made, not too sugary, and includes some ascorbic acid... well, you're not missing many major elemtents. Not what you'd call a perfectly balanced diet, no, but it could be a lot worse.

Keep offering a variety of alternatives, but I agree with Pam - what's the point of forcing the issue?
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