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- Eating Well as We Age
The Food and Drug Administration. Problems, solutions, nutrition facts.
- ENC: Nutrition in the Elderly
Article examining physiological, metabolic and economic changes that may effect some elderly having a nutrient poor diet.
- Food Safety for the Elderly
Age increases risk for food borne illness due to lowered stomach acid, weakened immune systems, reduced sense of smell. Foods safety precautions when handling, preparing, cooking, storing food for seniors.
- Nutrition Index
Articles devoted to nutrition in the elderly including requirements, physiological changes common problems and assessment of status.
- Nutrition Screening Initiative
Nutrition checklist designed to alert individuals, family members, and physicians to conditions that may lead to malnutrition, particularly in the aged.
- Nutritional Guidelines for Seniors
New food guide pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture's Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.
- Seek Wellness - Nutrition and Aging
Offers several articles about foods and supplements that may slow aging or improve memory. Includes articles on food programs, how to read labels, and physical activity advice.
- Senior Mag - Nutrition Glossary
Nutritional supplements defined along with recommended usages, requirements/recommendations, and natural sources.
- Well Aged: Dining With Dignity
A resource guide and recipe collection for the 50 million Americans who care for an elderly friend or relative in their home.
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