Nutritional interventions in the anorexia of aging

Donini, L. M.; Savina, C.; Cannella, C.
June 2010
Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p494
Academic Journal
The article discusses research on the anorexia of aging and the necessary nutritional interventions. A proposed etiopathogenetic classification of senile anorexia include the physiological, pathological and related environmental factors categories. Treatment for senile anorexia is classified into interventions that are related to foodstuffs, feeding and subject/patient interventions. Results indicated that patients with anorexia who were given intense assistance through the use of food and oral supplements have led to their greater intake of milk.


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