By John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell Lawton PhD
Right meals, weight, and workout have all been strongly associated with better health and wellbeing and toughness one of the aged. This well timed quantity offers the most recent clinical learn on food and its influence on fit getting older in quite a few older populations and in more than a few care settings. subject matters contain the prognosis and administration of protein undernutrition; mental and social elements in weight-loss; the results of supplements and workout on getting older; and extra. This quantity will attract geriatricians, geriatric researchers and lecturers, in addition to to different well-being pros curious about foodstuff and the aged.
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Half of older persons are edentulous, 35% have difficulty chewing and 16% have inadequate dentures (Lowenstein & Schrier, 1982). The listing of these simple facts makes it clear that the physiological aging processes and disease process place many older persons at extremely high nutritional risk. BODY MASS INDEX AND MORTALITY Andres, Elahi, Tobin, Muller, and Brant (1985) analyzed the data from The Build Study and found that with advancing age the body mass index associated with lowest mortality increased.
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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 15, 1995: Focus on Nutrition by John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell Lawton PhD