Nutrition for the older adult / Melissa Bernstein, Ann Schmidt Luggen.

By: Bernstein, Melissa
Contributor(s): Luggen, Ann Schmidt
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2010Description: xi, 422 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780763736248 (pbk.); 0763736244 (pbk.)Subject(s): Older people -- Nutrition | Diet therapy for older people | Nutritional Physiological Phenomena | AgedDDC classification: 613.20846 Action note: cat 20091020 nsh
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CONTENTS:

CHAPTER 1 Introduction and demographics of aging 1
CHAPTER 2 Physiological changes with aging 21
CHAPTER 3 Macronutrient requirements for older adults 43
CHAPTER 4 Vitamin status and requirements of the older adult 57
CHAPTER 5 Mineral requirements of the older adult 71
CHAPTER 6 Smell and taste in older adults 89
CHAPTER7 The aging gastrointestinal tract 101
CHAPTER 8 Aging and the cardiovascular system 123
CHAPTER 9 The renal/genitourinary systems in aging 141
CHAPTER 10 Nutritional aspects of management of hematological disorders in older adults 157
CHAPTER 11 Endocrine and metabolic alterations and nutrition in the older adult 181
CHAPTER 12 Cancer and nutrition in older adults 209
CHAPTER 13 Neurological changes affecting nutrition in older adults 233
CHAPTER 14 Weight loss and obesity in older adults 247
CHAPTER 15 Alcohol use in older adults 2 63
CHAPTER 16 Nutritional assessment for the older adult 279
CHAPTER 17 Pharmacology, nutrition, and the older adult: interactions and implications 307
CHAPTER 18 Nutritional support for the older adult 321
CHAPTER 19 Exercise for the older adult: nutritional implications 337
CHAPTER 20 Diet and cultural diversity in older adults 357
CHAPTER 21 Nutrition services for older Americans 369
CHAPTER 22 Health promotion and disease prevention in the older adult 383

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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