By John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell Lawton PhD
Right nutrients, weight, and workout have all been strongly associated with more desirable overall healthiness and toughness one of the aged. This well timed quantity provides the newest scientific learn on nutrients and its influence on fit getting older in various older populations and in a variety of care settings. themes contain the prognosis and administration of protein undernutrition; mental and social components in weight-loss; the results of supplementations and workout on getting older; and extra. This quantity will attract geriatricians, geriatric researchers and lecturers, in addition to to different health and wellbeing pros concerned about foodstuff and the aged.
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John F. Kennedy Aging is a physiological process that inexorably leads to decline and eventually death of the individual organism. The rate of physiological aging can be adversely effected by a variety of disease processes. Over this century there has been remarkable progress in extending the lifespan of human populations. This appears to have been accompanied by an improved quality of life of many, if not all older persons. Studies by epidemiologists have concentrated on identifying factors that are both capable of being manipulated and may result in an alteration in lifespan.
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Kim, Williamson, Byers, and Koplan (1993) examined the effects of vitamin and mineral supplementation on mortality in the United States population, utilizing data from the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1971 to 1975). 5% and irregularly by 10%. Regular supplement use could not be shown to be associated with decreased mortality. This study calls into question the strength of the free radical hypothesis of aging. , 1994 e) MacLeo4 1974 NUTRITIONAL STATE AND DISABILITY Recently, two studies have begun to examine the potential role of protein energy undernutrition in the pathogenesis of the development of disability in older persons.
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