New PDF release: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 15,

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

ISBN-10: 0826164978

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ISBN-10: 0826197787

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Right foodstuff, weight, and workout have all been strongly associated with more suitable future health and sturdiness one of the aged. This well timed quantity offers the most recent clinical learn on meals and its influence on fit getting older in a number of older populations and in various care settings. themes contain the prognosis and administration of protein undernutrition; mental and social components in weight reduction; 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 well-being pros considering foodstuff and the aged.

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In a 3-decade longitudinal study of this group it was found that there was a decrease in calories/kg body weight over the lifespan (Hallfrisch, Muller, Drinkwater, Tobin, & Andres, 1990). A Swedish study demonstrated a 600-calorie decrease in calorie intake in males between the age of 70 to 76 years (Sjogren, Osterburg, & Stean, 1994). Women decreased their caloric intake by approximately 440 calories over the same 6-year period. This group also studied the differences in energy intake in two 70-year-old cohorts 10 years apart.

1989). A place in the sun does not guarantee adequate vitamin D. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 37; 663-664. E. (1991). International Aging: Why does the United States do so poorly? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 39; 836-838. E. (1992). The resurgence of free radicals. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 40; 1285-1287. M. (1985). Nutrition of the elderly: Introduction. In H. Munro & G. ), Nutrition of the elderly. [Nestle Nutrition workshop Series Vol. 29:1-5], New England Journal of Medicine, 313; 820.

Mean bone density declines with age in the distal radius, lumbar spine and femoral neck (Gunby & Morley, 1994). Persons who fracture either the spine or femur tend to have lower bone densities than age-matched persons who have not had a fracture. M. Perry, III, & IE. Morley, unpublished observations). , 1993). However, it needs to be recognized that bone density alone is insufficient to predict fracture rates. , reduced muscle and fat mass about the hip). Calcium intake is a key element in the lifetime prevention of osteoporosis.

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