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- With age, calorie needs go down but nutrient needs go up. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Dec98, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p4
Outlines the health benefits of nutrients to older American adults. Recommended amounts for adults; Examples of nutrients that older adults should take; Why older adults need nutrients.
- Study of meals programs. // Aging;1989, Issue 359, p30
Presents the conclusions of a newly completed study of the federally funded Elderly Nutrition Program conducted at Tufts University School of Nutrition and sponsored by the Andrus Foundation, American Association of Retired Persons. Recommendations; Report available.
- Validation of a self-administered 3-day estimated dietary record for use in the elderly. Lührmann, P.M.; Herbert, B.M.; Gaster, C.; Neuhäuser-Berthold, M. // European Journal of Nutrition;1999, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p235
Summary The aim of this study was to assess the validity of a 3-day estimated dietary record, especially developed for the longitudinal study on nutrition and health status in an aging population (aged is greater than of equal to 60 years) in Giessen, Germany. Methods The dietary record...
- Facing 50? Tailor your diet to meet your changing needs. Zupke, Mary Payne // Environmental Nutrition;Dec92, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p1
Discusses the nutritional needs of people 50 years old and above. Dosage of vitamins and minerals required by older people; Guidelines for healthy eating for elderly.
- Taste and smell: Tactics to triumph over declining senses as you age. Broihier, Kitty // Environmental Nutrition;Feb2000, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p1
Offers tips to elderly people on how to retain sensible nutrient intake despite declining sense of taste and smell. INSET: Filling in for Flavor.
- Diet & the elderly. // FDA Consumer;Sep84, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p22
While the number of people over 65 continues to grow, not as much has been learned about the dietary needs of these individuals. They do have specific health problems that may be related to what they do or don't eat. This is the first of a series of articles.
- Diet & the elderly. // FDA Consumer;Nov84, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p5
Third in a series. Many older Americans are susceptible targets for a wide variety of false nutritional claims for products that provide little or no health benefit. The products only serve to increase the financial burdens of many elderly whom must live on small, fixed incomes, and reduce the...
- Food Insufficiency and the Nutritional Status of the Elderly Population. Sahyoun, Nadine; Basiotis, P. Peter // Family Economics & Nutrition Review;2001, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p58
Focuses on a study which compared the nutritional status of food insufficient versus food sufficient people 65 years old of age and over in the U.S. Basis of the study; Discussion on the relationship between poverty and food insufficiency; Methodology and results of the study.
- 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. ...