NURSING HOME FOODSERVICE: New Food Guide Pyramid sets nutrition for senior f/s

November 2002
FoodService Director;11/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on a proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Guide Pyramid for the Elderly. Implication of the proposal for menu planning at food service facilities for nursing homes, senior centers and long-term care institutions; Recommendations of the food guide; Features of the food guide pyramid.


Related Articles

  • Teens and Sports.  // Junior Scholastic;9/5/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p22 

    Reports that with obesity on the rise, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is urging kids to get more exercise.

  • Coalition counters malnutrition in nursing homes.  // Nation's Health;Sep99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p4 

    Focuses on the effort launched by the Nutrition Screening Initiative to reduce malnutrition and related problems in nursing homes in the United States. Nutrition problems that are most common among the elderly; Features of the educational tool `Nutrition Care Alerts'; Contributory role of the...

  • Researchers update food-pyramid guide for older adults.  // Journal of Business (10756124);4/17/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, pB4 

    The article reports that researchers at Tufts University have updated their Food Guide Pyramid for Older Adults to correspond with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food pyramid, known as MyPyramid. According to the author, the Modified MyPyramid for Older Adults emphasizes nutrient-dense...

  • Can bird flu become the next Ebola? YOUNG, BARBARA // National Provisioner;Feb2009, Vol. 223 Issue 2, p8 

    The article presents the author's comments on how bird flu is affecting public health in the U.S. The author says that a World Health Organization report indicates that there have been 394 confirmed human cases of the H5N1 influenza virus cases since 2003, and the number of deaths total 248. The...

  • Federal officials outline plan for detecting avian flu in wild birds.  // Nation's Health;May2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p6 

    The article reports on the launch of a national plan for detecting avian flu in wild birds in the U.S. Released in March, 2006, the plan, known as "An Early Detection System for Asian H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Wild Migratory Birds -- U.S. Interagency Strategic Plan," is aimed at...

  • U.S. Government Attempts To Track Cows.  // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2005, Issue 93, p5 

    The article reports that in May 2005 the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed registering cattle and reporting their movements after the discovery of mad cow disease in a cow in Washington in 2003. Each cow would be identified with an electronic tag or another device. Hogs and poultry would...

  • Response to Questions Posed by the Food Safety and Inspection Service Regarding Determination of the Most Appropriate Technologies for the Food Safety and Inspection Service To Adopt in Performing Routine and Baseline Microbiological Analyses.  // Journal of Food Protection;Jun2010, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p1160 

    The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF or Committee) reviewed available and developing detection technologies that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) could evaluate for use in routine and baseline microbiological...

  • The mitigating influence of time preference on the relation between smoking and BMI scores. Robb, C A; Huston, S J; Finke, M S // International Journal of Obesity;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p1670 

    Objective:Prior studies have found a strong negative relation between smoking and body mass index (BMI). Smoking and unhealthy eating both imply a preference for utility in the present at the expense of future consumption. This analysis seeks to proxy this preference through a composite index of...

  • WASHINGTON WATCH. Klein, Debra // Newsweek;6/17/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 24, p74 

    Reports on flaws in the U.S. government's meat-testing program, which was put in place after the E. coli bacteria scares of the 1990s. Mention of a report called 'Hamburger Hell: The Flip Side of USDA's Salmonella Testing Program,' produced by the consumer groups Public Citizen and the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics