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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 15, by John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell

By John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell Lawton PhD

Right foodstuff, weight, and workout have all been strongly associated with superior wellbeing and fitness and durability one of the aged. This well timed quantity offers the newest clinical study on meals and its effect on fit getting older in various older populations and in a variety of care settings. themes comprise the prognosis and administration of protein undernutrition; mental and social elements in weightloss; the results of supplementations and workout on getting older; and extra. This quantity will entice geriatricians, geriatric researchers and teachers, in addition to to different healthiness pros fascinated about nutrients and the aged.

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1 kcal/day per year. Both total fat and cholesterol NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 35 intake fell over time and this was associated with a fall in plasma cholesterol levels. The EURONUT-SENECA study examined the nutritional status of Europeans living in 19 small towns (Dirren, 1984). 6% coming from protein. 3%. Cholesterol intakes varied from 186 mg to 402 mg in men and 162 mg to 341 mg in women. 3. DIETARY INTAKE AND MORTALITY Kant, Schatzkin, Harris, Ziegler, and Block (1994) examined the role of dietary diversity in relationship to mortality.

MORLEY DIVISION OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE SAINT Louis UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER A proud and resourceful nation can no longer ask its older people to live in constant fear of illness. We owe them the right of dignity in sickness as well as in health. Too many elderly people.... skimp on food at a time when their health requires greater quantity, variety and balance in their diets. —John F. Kennedy Aging is a physiological process that inexorably leads to decline and eventually death of the individual organism.

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