Patti Newton speaks about her husband Bert's health problems

Patti Newton reveals her husband Bert has made 'changes' to his diet after suffering multiple health scares in recent years

By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 07:45 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 07:52 BST, 14 September 2020

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Bert Newton suffered multiple health scares in recent years, including three bouts of pneumonia.

And on Monday, his wife Patti revealed the Australian TV legend, 82, has made some changes to his lifestyle.

Speaking to New Idea, the 75-year-old said Bert has 'changed' his diet and monitors what he eats.

Health battle: Patti Newton (pictured) revealed her husband Bert has made 'changes' after suffering multiple health scares in recent years

Health battle: Patti Newton (pictured) revealed her husband Bert has made 'changes' after suffering multiple health scares in recent years

This comes after a source claimed Bert's battle with pneumonia 'shook him to the core'.

'When he had a health scare with pneumonia in 2017, it shook him to the core,' an insider told the publication in April.

'He realised he was actually vulnerable and that terrified him. He knew he had a close call and had to take far better care of himself.'

Changes: Patti revealed Bert (pictured) has 'changed' his diet and monitors what he eats after his recent battle with pneumonia

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