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Nutrition for the older adult /

by Bernstein, Melissa.
Authors: Luggen, Ann Schmidt. Published by : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, (Sudbury, Mass. :) Physical details: xi, 422 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0763736244 Subject(s): Older people %Nutrition. | Diet therapy for older people. | Nutritional Physiological Phenomena. | Aged. Year: 2010
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Book Book AUM Main Library English Collections Hall 613.20846 B47 (Browse Shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction and demographics of aging -- Physiological changes with aging -- Macronutrient requirements for older adults -- Vitamin status and requirements of the older adult -- Mineral requirements of the older adult -- Smell and taste in older adults -- The aging gastrointestinal tract -- Aging and the cardiovascular system -- The renal/genitourinary systems in aging -- Nutritional aspects of management of hematological disorders in older adults -- Endocrine and metabolic alterations and nutrition in the older adult -- Cancer and nutrition in older adults -- Neurological changes affecting nutrition in older adults -- Weight loss and obesity in older adults -- Alcohol use in older adults -- Nutritional assessment for the older adult -- Pharmacology, nutrition, and the older adult : interactions and implications -- Nutritional support for the older adult -- Exercise for the older adult : nutritional implications -- Diet and cultural diversity in older adults -- Nutrition services for older Americans -- Health promotion and disease prevention in the older adult.

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