Diet and serum lipids: changes over socio-economic transition period in Lithuanian rural population
- Cook up a healthy eating program. Ryan, Patricia // Functional U;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8
The article stresses the importance for older adults to eat healthy. It notes that the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 has a lot of benefits including decreased risk of chronic diseases, reduced risk of obesity and decreased risk of micronutrient deficiencies. Information on the campaign...
- Diet and lifestyle measures to protect the ageing heart. Stanner, Sara // British Journal of Community Nursing;May2009, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p210
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK and risk increases substantially with age. It is estimated that more than 1 in 3 men and around 1 in 4 women aged 75 and over is currently living with the condition. Evidence from epidemiologic studies indicates...
- Low Cholesterol Levels Are Associated With Short-Term Mortality in Older Patients With Ischemic Stroke. Zuliani, Giovanni; Atti, Anna Rita; Blè, Alessandro; Vavalle, Chella; Di Todaro, Filippo; Volpato, Stefano; Marinescu, Maria Grazia; Felli, Renato; Sanin, Umberto; Cherubini, Antonio; Benedetti, Cristina // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Mar2004, Vol. 59A Issue 3, p293
Background. The possible relationship between serum total cholesterol (TC) levels and outcome following Ischemic stroke is still controversial. We evaluated the association between TC levels and 30-day mortality in a sample of older patients with acute Ischemic stroke. Methods. We enrolled 490...
- ABC of wound healing. Grey, Joseph E.; Enoch, Stuart; Harding, Keith G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/25/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7539, p472
The article looks at the pathogenesis, classification, prevention, and treatment of pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers are caused by a breakdown of soft tissue as a result of compression between an external surface and a bony prominence. Risk factors for pressure ulceration include old age,...
- Constipation and laxative use amongst older people: How can diet help? Hunter, Wendy // Nutridate;Jul2003, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p6
Provides information on the way diet could aid laxative use in aged people with constipation. Description of constipation; Side effects of long-term laxative use; Details on diet and constipation.
- Nutrition and Health Promotion in Older Adults. Chernoff, Ronni // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Oct2001 Special Issue II, Vol. 56A Issue 10, p47
Focuses on the importance of developing health promotion programs for older adults. Reason for the reluctance to develop such programs for older adults; Role of diet in the development of conditions and diseases; Nutritional factors that can be assessed through screening protocols.
- Nutrition and Quality of Life in Older Adults. Amarantos, Eleni; Martinez, Andrea; Dwyer, Johanna // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Oct2001 Special Issue II, Vol. 56A Issue 10, p54
Explores connections between diet and nutritional status in relation to health-related quality of life measures and overall well-being among older adults. Dimensions of quality of life; Relationship between nutrition and changes in quality of life in older adults; Recommendations for assessing...
- Energy and nutrient intake of young-old, old-old and very-old elderly in Germany. Volkert, D.; Kreuel, K.; Heseker, H.; Stehle, P. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Aug2004, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p1190
BACKGROUND:: Reliable information about the nutritional status of elderly people in Germany is lacking. OBJECTIVE:: To describe energy and nutrient intake of elderly people living in private households in Germany with special focus on age-related differences in the elderly. DESIGN:: Descriptive...
- Diet and your patients: Facts and fallacies. Lichtenstein, Alice H. // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Aug2001, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p4
Editorial. Reflects on the impact of dietary content on disease risk. Primary care clinicians' battle in advising patients on nutrition; Most important nutritional problem in the United States.