Better Eating for Better Health

Salzman, Cynthia
January 2008
PN;Jan2008, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p38
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of nutrition and weight management after spinal-cord injuries (SCI). Several factors affecting the maintenance of good nutrition after SCI include, changes in body composition and metabolism, activity level and partly to the barriers to preparing meals. Nutrition and weight management is important after SCI because an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol and obesity takes place.


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