LOOKING UP: FEEDING SENIORS
- 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.
- New Food Guide Pyramid Specifically for People 70 and Older. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8
Presents a food guide for people 70 years and older. Gastrointestinal vulnerability of older people; Food requirements; Appropriate food groups.
- Why keeping weight stable may become harder as you get older. // Environmental Nutrition;Mar1995, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p3
Reports on a study on the physiological aspect of eating in older people. Difficulty in readjustment of calorie levels after undereating or overeating; Reason for weight loss in senior years; Suggestions on the management of eating habits for older people.
- Dietary intake and eating patterns of elderly people in Israel: who is at nutritional risk? Shahar, D; Shai, I; Vardi, H; Fraser, D // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jan2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p18
OBJECTIVE:: To determine dietary intake and eating patterns of older persons in Israel and to identify factors associated with low intake. DESIGN:: A cross-sectional study. SETTING:: Community-dwelling participants living in the Beer-Sheva area were interviewed at home, using a 24 h food...
- The social and nutritional meaning of food sharing among older rural adults. Quandt, Sara A.; Arcury, Thomas A.; Bell, Ronny A.; McDonald, Juliana; Vitolins, Mara Z. // Journal of Aging Studies;Jun2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p145
In most societies, the gift of food conveys social meaning, as well as nutritional sustenance. While food sharing has been widely noted, there has been little focused study of this practice among older adults in the US, who, as a group, are considered nutritionally vulnerable. We completed...
- Older adults believe they eat a healthy diet. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);3/1/2006, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p4
Discusses the findings of a study which examined the eating behavior of adults and older adults in the U.S. Comparison between the eating habits of adults and older adults; Perception of adults with incomes over $75,000 on their eating behavior.
- Ã‰valuation multi-sensorielle de la personne vieillissante et stratÃ©gies compensatoires. // MÃ©decine & Nutrition;2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p22
This round table debate begins with a presentation by Pierre Ancet of the University of Burgundy in which he evokes the negative identity internalised by many elderly that can lead to poor eating behaviour. Social context and experience can also play a positive or negative role in eating....
- From pizza and sausage to fish and vegetables: changing food habits among active seniors. GRINI, Ida Synnove; UELAND, Oydis // MÃ©decine & Nutrition;2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p32
Background Elderly people live longer are healthier and experiment more active lives. However, aging leads to changes in psychological, physiological and contextual conditions that influence food intake as well as enjoyment in food. Objective The aim of this study was to investigate how active...
- DIETARY PATTERNS IN A FREE-LIVING POPULATION OF OLDER MEN AND WOMEN. Robinson, S. M.; Batelaan, S. F.; Syddall, H. E.; Gilbody, H. J.; Dennison, E. M.; Cooper, C.; Sayer, A. Aihie // Age & Ageing;Jul2005 Supplement1, Vol. 34, pi17
Discusses research being done on the dietary patterns of older people. Reference to study by S. M. Robinson et al, presented at the British Geriatrics Society Communications to the Autumn Meeting in Harrogate, England from October 6 to 8, 2004; Overview of the increased interest in the use of...