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Nutrition Of Older Adults By Geoffrey P. Webb

Nutrition Of Older Adults by Geoffrey P. Webb

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Summary

This work provides a wide ranging review of the nutritional needs, priorities and problems experienced by elderly people. It takes a physiological focus, but also explores the social, demographic and economic factors affecting diet and nutrition.

Nutrition Of Older Adults Summary

Nutrition Of Older Adults by Geoffrey P. Webb

This work provides a wide ranging review of the nutritional needs, priorities and problems experienced by elderly people. It takes a physiological focus, but also explores the social, demographic and economic factors affecting diet and nutrition in later life. The book is fully referenced and includes an introduction for non-specialists.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Food selection: social, cultural and psychological roles of food; applicability of current nutrition education guidelines to older people. Part 2 Nutritional needs and priorities of the healthy, older adult: ensuring nutritional adequacy in older adults; role of diet and other lifestyle factors in promoting health in older people; food safety for older people. Part 3 Nutritional problems of the elderly: what are the characteristics of those most at risk?; how can nutritional problems of the elderly be identified?; the consequence of poor nutrition in the elderly. Part 4 Diet as a part of therapy and as an adjunct to therapy in diseases of the older adult: translation of nutritional goals into dietetic practice; diet in recovery from illness and injury.

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GOR003538194
9780340601563
0340601566
Nutrition Of Older Adults by Geoffrey P. Webb
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-05-31
235
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