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Nutrition for Aging Population
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Healthy Ageing
The Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle
edited by Sara Stanner

With age being the single greatest risk factor for a large proportion of common medical conditions, Healthy Ageing from the British Nutrition Foundation looks in detail at the role nutrition and physical activity can play in ensuring that the older adults of tomorrow can lead not only longer, but healthier lives.

Features:

  • Written by a team of well known and respected experts
  • Describes the role of diet and lifestyle in the ageing process of the major body organs and tissues including the brain, heart, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal tissues, eyes, teeth and skin, as well as immune and endocrine systems
  • Provides essential information for anyone involved in promoting health and quality of life for older people
  • Each chapter includes a summary of the key points, as well as important recommendations to help identify long-term strategies for healthy ageing
  • An overview of the main messages of the report are provided in a practical question and answer format suitable for lay readers

Healthy Ageing is full of invaluable information on a subject which is set to increase in importance as the average age of populations rise worldwide. this book is crucial reading for students of nutrition, dietetics and food science, clinical nutritionists, public health nutritionists and policy makers. It will also provide an excellent reference for those working in the food industry and for nutritional supplement manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.

Contents

  1. Diet and Nutrition Issues Relevant to Older Adults
  2. The Basic Biology of Ageing
  3. Healthy Ageing: Teeth and the Oral Cavity
  4. Healthy Ageing: Bone Health
  5. Healthy Ageing: The Joints
  6. Healthy Ageing: Skeletal Muscle
  7. Healthy Ageing: The Skin
  8. Healthy Ageing: The Brain
  9. Healthy Ageing: The Eyes
  10. Healthy Ageing: The Cardiovascular System
  11. Healthy Ageing: the Immune System
  12. Healthy Ageing: the Gastrointestinal Tract
  13. Healthy Ageing: The Endocrine System
  14. Taking the Science forward: Public Health Implications
  15. Conclusions of the Task force
  16. Recommendations of the Task force
  17. Healthy Ageing: Answers to Common Questions from Medical Journalists

Index

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Healthy Ageing
The Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle
edited by Sara Stanner

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