Nutrition for an aging populace
- Are Canadians living longer and better today? // Canadian Nursing Home;Oct/Nov2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p15
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- Older Americans Need To Make Every Calorie Count. Guthrie, Joanne F.; Lin, Biing-Hwan // FoodReview;Summer2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p8
Discusses the importance for older people in measuring the amount of calories they need. Challenges faced by the elderly regarding their nutrition; Method for quantitatively providing a food choice guidance for older people; Comparison of the average food intakes of older men and women. ...
- Food and nutrient intakes and overall survival of elderly Japanese. Darmadi, Irene; Horie, Yoshimitsu; Wahlqvist, Mark L; Kouris-Blazos, Antigone; Horie, Kazuyo; Sugase, Kimiko; Wattanapenpaiboon, Naiyana // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2000, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p7
As part of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) Food Habits in Later Life Project, a group of 89 free-living Japanese aged 70 years and over (43 men and 46 women) residing in semiurban Okazaki, located in the middle of Honshu Island in Japan, were studied. They were followed up...
- New food guidelines for the elderly. Moore, Amy Slugg // RN;May99, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p106
Reports on the modified food pyramid developed by researchers at Tufts University to help the elderly maintain good nutrition. Examples of choices offered from the basic food groups.
- Growing old tastefully. Inge, Karen // Australian Women's Weekly;Feb2005, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p122
Presents information on the significance of calorie restriction in increasing the life span of older people. Views on healthy eating; Effect of calorie restriction on metabolism; Advantages of calorie restriction to the aging process.
- More choices for skilled-care seniors. // FoodService Director;06/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p6
Presents information on the `choice program' which was implemented at Regents Point in Irvine, California which allows skilled-care residents the choice of meals. Impact of the program on the residents; Information on the facility; Types of foods which are mainly selected by the residents of...
- Growing up strong: Preparing your restaurant for a more-mature America. // FoodService Director;06/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, JumpStart p6
Comments on the impact of nutrition at an early age on the life expectancy of persons in the United States and the effect of on the mature market in the foodservice sector. Factors which contribute to the increase in the life expectancy rate; Importance of providing services with older persons...
- Description of a Mixed Ethnic, Elderly Population. II. Food Group Behavior and Related Nonfood... Prothro, Johnnie W.; Rosenbloom, Christine A. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun99, Vol. 54A Issue 6, pM325
Features a study that focused on the weekly frequencies of food group consumption, weekend meals and snack patterns of elderly persons and several nonfood items that may affect food intakes. Methodology; Results and discussion.
- Challenges: Feeding new sr. generations, ethnic groups. Pond, James // FoodService Director;07/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p58
Discusses the challenge of feeding senior citizens. Need for meal programs that deal with young and old seniors alike; Difference in the appetites and expectations of younger seniors and previous generations; Effectiveness of using buffets.