Nutritional Intervention in the Aging Process

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461297659
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 343
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Effect of Aging on Nutrition.- 1. Sociological Factors that Influence Nutritional Status in the Elderly.- 2. Age-related Changes in Taste and Smell that Affect Nutritional Adequacy.- 3. Impact of Aging on Protein Metabolism.- 4. Atherosclerosis and Plasma Lipid Transport with Aging.- 5. Changes in Calcium and Vitamin D Metabolism with Age.- II. Effect of Nutrition on Aging—Length of Life.- 6. Dietary Restriction and Metabolism and Disease.- 7. Dietary Restriction and Biological Variables.- 8. Aging in the Food-restricted Rat: Body Temperature, Receptor Function, and Morphologie Changes in the Brain.- 9. Dietary Antioxidants, Membrane Lipids, and Aging.- 10. Membrane Changes Associated with Alcohol Use and Aging: Possibilities for Nutritional Intervention.- III. Effect of Nutrition on Aging—Functional Ability.- 11. Calcium Supplementation and Osteoporosis.- 12. Carbohydrate Metabolism and Diabetes in the Aged.- 13. Nutritional Intervention During Immunologic Aging: Past and Present.- 14. Effects of Nutritional Factors on Memory Function.- 15. Modifying the Effects of Environmental Chemicals by Dietary Manipulation: A Search for Hemeprotein Peroxidase Inhibitors.- IV. Nutrition and Aging—Evaluation and Management.- 16. Nutritional Evaluation of the Institutionalized Elderly.- 17. Nutritional Management of the Elderly.- 18. Problems in Nutritional Management of the Elderly.- 19. Interrelationship of Exercise and Nutrition in the Elderly.

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