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In this course, you will study nutritional theory and diet therapy as it applies to clients living in healthcare facilities. You will explore special diets including sodium restricted diets, diabetic diets, high fibre diets, low caloric diets, renal diets and other special diets which are needed to maintain optimal nutrition for the elderly client. You will also discuss feeding clients with difficulties in swallowing, tube feeding, weight control, texture modifications, and nutrition supplements.